Bank bags IBA – Banking Technology Awards 2017

Shri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager and Shri Raghavendra Bhat M, General Manager of the Bank receiving the awards from Dr. Viral V. Acharya, Deputy Governor of RBI and Padma Vibhushan, Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar, Jury Chairman for the awards respectively, on February 21, 2017, at Mumbai. Bank has bagged two IBA – Banking Technology Awards 2017 under the following categories. [A.] Winner – Best Financial Inclusion Initiatives [Small Bank] category. [B.] Runner up – Best use of Digital and Channels Technology [Small Bank] category. Seen on the occasion is Ms. Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO, ICICI Bank and others.

Founders’ Day Celebration held on 18-02-2017

Prof. B. M. Hegde, Padma Bhushan Awardee, delivering the Founders’ Day Lecture is seen with Shri P Jayarama Bhat, Managing Director & CEO.

Musical Concert in progress by “PRIYA SISTERS” [Vidushi Smt. Shanmukha Priya & Vidushi Smt. Hari Priya], accompanied by Vidwan Shri M. A. Krishnaswamy, on the Violin, Vidwan Shri Neyveli Skandasubramaniam, on the Mridangam, and Vidwan Shri B. S. Purushotham, on the Kanjira.

Bank enters MoU with M/s Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd on 20-02-2017

Bank entered into a MoU with M/s Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd [DICV] for extending finance facilities to purchase commercial vehicles manufactured by the company, on 20-02-2017 at Head Office, Mangaluru. Seen on the occasion are Sarvashri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Raghurama, General Manager, Nirmal Kumar K. Hegde and Ravindranath Hande H. P, DGMs, Arghadip Roy, DGM - National Head Retail & Channel Finance, DICV and others.

Bank launches National Pension System (NPS)

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, launching the National Pension System (NPS) at the Head Office of the Bank by lighting the lamp is seen with Shri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Shri Raghurama, Shri Raghavendra Bhat M, Shri Chandrashekar Rao B, Shri Subhaschandra Puranik, General Managers, Shri Vijayashankar Rai K V, Shri Manjunatha Bhat B K, Shri Ravishankar N R, Deputy General Managers, Shri Sunil P Garde, Assistant General Manager, Shri Srinivas Deshpande, Shri Sharath Chandra Holla P, Shri Umesh Hubli, Shri Prashanth G, Chief Managers and others.

Opening of Moneyplant ATM at New Delhi – Rajouri Garden

Dr. A Surya Prakash, Chairman, Prasar Bharati, inaugurating the Moneyplant ATM is seen with Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Ranganatha, DGM, Delhi Region, Vikhyat C Shetty, Branch Manager and others.

743rd Branch opening at New Delhi – Rajouri Garden on 14-02-2017

Dr. A Surya Prakash, Chairman, Prasar Bharati, inaugurating the new branch is seen with Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Ranganatha, DGM and Girish M R, AGM, Delhi Region, Satheesha Shetty, AGM, New Delhi – CFB, Manjunatha Somayaji, Chief Manager, Delhi Region, Kamlesh Patel M, Chief Manager, New Delhi – Overseas Branch, Vikhyat C Shetty, Branch Manager and others.

Opening of Moneyplant ATM at Thiruverumbur

Shri Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, inaugurating the Moneyplant ATM is seen with Sarvashri P. Senthil Kumar, Secretary, BHEL Small and Medium Industries Association (BHELSIA), Thiruchirapalli, Jayanagaraja Rao S, AGM, Chennai Region, Sugendar S, Branch Manager and others.

742nd Branch opening at Thiruverumbur on 14-02-2017

Shri P. Senthil Kumar, Secretary, BHEL Small and Medium Industries Association (BHELSIA), Thiruchirapalli, inaugurating the new branch is seen with Sarvashri Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Jayanagaraja Rao S, AGM, Chennai Region, Sugendar S, Branch Manager and others.

Opening of Moneyplant ATM at Ludhiana – Chandigarh Road

Ms. Apneet Riyait, IAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner [Development], Ludhiana, inaugurating the Moneyplant ATM is seen with Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Ranganatha, DGM & Girish M R, AGM, Delhi Region, Mahesh Shetty, Chief Manager – Ludhiana Branch, Sanjay Kumar Sharma, Branch Manager and others.

Opening of 741st Branch at Ludhiana – Chandigarh Road on 13-02-2017

Ms. Apneet Riyait, IAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner [Development], Ludhiana, inaugurating the new branch is seen with Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Ranganatha, DGM & Girish M R, AGM, Delhi Region, Mahesh Shetty, Chief Manager – Ludhiana Branch, Sanjay Kumar Sharma, Branch Manager, valued customers and others.

Regional Heads' Review Conference held on 30-01-2017

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, addressing the Regional Heads during the inaugural session of the Regional Heads’ Review Conference, held at Bank’s Head Office, is seen with Shri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Shri N Upendra Prabhu, Dr. Meera Aranha, Shri Raghurama, Shri Raghavendra Bhat M, Shri Chandrashekar Rao B and Shri Subhaschandra Puranik, General Managers and Shri Vijayashankar Rai K V, Deputy General Manager, P&D Department.

Bank conducts Blood Donation Camp

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, inaugurating the Blood Donation Camp organized at the Head Office of the Bank in association with KMC Hospital, Mangaluru is seen with Shri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Shri Upendra Prabhu N, Shri Raghurama, Shri Raghavendra Bhat M, Shri Chandrashekar Rao B, Shri Subhaschandra Puranik, General Managers, Shri Vijayashankar Rai K.V., Shri Manjunatha Bhat B. K., Shri Ananthapadmanabha B, Shri Suresh K, Deputy General Managers, Smt. Renuka N Bangera, Assistant General Manager, Shri Srinivas Deshpande, Chief Manager – Public Relations, Dr. Ananda Venugopal, Dr. Chakrapani and Dr. Srijith Chakraborthy from KMC Hospital, Mangaluru.

Bank contributes towards installing waste water treatment plant at Sri Guru Narasimha Temple, Saligrama.

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, inaugurating the new waste water treatment plant installed with the support of the Bank at Sri Guru Narasimha Temple, Saligrama, as part of its CSR initiatives, is seen with Shri Mahabaleshwara M.S, Chief General Manager, Dr. H R Ramamohan, ex-director of the Bank, Shri. Nagaraja Rao B, DGM, Mumbai Region, Shri Srinivas Deshpande, Chief Manager – Public Relations, Shri Anantha Padmanabh Aithal, President & Sri Raghunath Somayaji, Vice President, Sri Guru Narasimha Temple and others.

Bank makes contribution towards the construction of gaushala

His Holiness Vidyadheesha Swamiji of Palimaru mutt inaugurating the newly constructed Gaushala of Govardhanagiri Trust, Udupi, supported by the Bank under its CSR initiatives to promote animal welfare, is seen with His Holiness Vishwaprasannatheertha Swamiji of Pejavar mutt, His Holiness Ishapriyatheertha Swamiji of Admar Mutt, Udupi, Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, Shri Mahabaleshwara M.S, Chief General Manager, Shri Srinivas Deshpande, Chief Manager – Public Relations and others.

Opening of Moneyplant ATM at Ukkadagathri GP

Shri Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, who inaugurated the Moneyplant ATM is seen with His Holiness Poojya Shri Siddarameshwara Shivacharya Mahaswamigalu, Shri Vrashabhapuri Mahasansthan Brahanmath, Nandigudi, Shri Jagadeesh K S, Chief Manager, Shivamogga Region and well wishers.

Opening of 740th Branch at Ukkadagathri GP on 19-01-2017

His Holiness Poojya Shri Siddarameshwara Shivacharya Mahaswamigalu, Shri Vrashabhapuri Mahasansthan Brahanmath, Nandigudi, inaugurating the new branch is seen with Shri Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Shri Jagadeesh K S, Shri Diwakar K S, Chief Managers, Shivamogga Region, Sujay H, Branch Head, Ukkadagathri GP Branch, valued customers and well wishers.

Bank donates school bus

Shri. Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, handing over the keys of the school bus to His Holiness Shri Shri Shri Vishwapriya Tirtha Sripadaru, Peetadhipati of Admar Mutt, Udupi and President of Udupi Admar Mutt Education Council, Bengaluru, donated by the Bank as part of its CSR initiatives, to Poornaprajna Kannada Medium Higher Primary School, Admar. Also Present on the occasion were Smt Vidyalaxmi R, Assistant General Manager, Udupi –Region, Shri. Srinivas Deshpande, Chief Manager – Public Relations, Shri. Prashanth M Rao, Branch Head, Padubidri Branch, Shri. Pradeep Kumar, Secretary, Poorna Prajna College Udupi, Dr. G.S. Chandrashekar, Dr. M.R. Hegde, Dr. Jagadeesh Shetty, Dr. Sukanya Mary, Shri. Ishwar, Shri. Kishore Rao and others.

Opening of Moneyplant ATM at Tirupur – Anupparpalayam

Shri. Raja M. Shanmugam, President, Tirupur Exporters Association, inaugurating the Moneyplant ATM is seen with with Dr. A. Sakthivel, Regional Chairman, FIEO & Honorary Chairman, Tirupur Exporters Association,Shri. Chandrashekar Rao B General Manager, Shri Jayanagaraja Rao S, Assistant General Manager, Chennai Region, valued customers and well wishers.

Opening of 739th Branch at Tirupur – Anupparpalayam on 11-01-2017

Dr. A. Sakthivel, Regional Chairman, FIEO & Honorary Chairman, Tirupur Exporters Association is seen inaugurating the new branch with Shri. Raja M Shanmugam, President Tirupur Exporters Association, Shri. Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Shri. Jayanagaraja Rao S, Assistant General Manager, Chennai Region, Shri. Mahesh I, Branch Head, Tirupur - Anupparpalayam Branch, valued customers and well wishers.

New Delhi - Overseas Branch shifting on 09-01-2017

Shri. P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, of the Bank, inaugurating the new premises is seen with Shri. Ranganatha, Deputy General Manager, Delhi Region, Shri. Girish M R, Assistant General Manager, Delhi Region, Shri. Satheesha Shetty, Assistant General Manager, Delhi Corporate Finance branch, Shri. Manjunatha Somayaji, Chief Manager, Delhi Region, Shri. Kamlesh Patel, Chief Manager, New Delhi - Overseas Branch, other executives of the Bank and well wishers.

Launching of upgraded version of KBL Mobile App on 06-01-2017

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, is seen launching the upgraded version of the KBL Mobile Banking app by lighting the lamp at the Bank’s Head Office. Shri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Shri N Upendra Prabhu, Dr. Meera Aranha, Shri Raghurama, Shri Raghavendra Bhat M, Shri Chandrashekar Rao B and Shri Subhaschandra Puranik, General Managers, Shri Vijayashankar Rai K V, Shri N R Ravishankar, DGMs, Smt. Renuka N Bangera, AGM, Shri Srinivas Deshpande, Shri Sharath Chandra Holla P and Shri Prashanth G, Chief Managers, were also present on the occasion.

Launching of KBL-SURAKSHA Campaign on 02-01-2017

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, launching the campaign by lighting the lamp is seen with Shri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Shri N Upendra Prabhu, Dr.Meera Aranha, Shri Raghurama, Shri Raghavendra Bhat M, Shri Chandrashekar Rao B and Shri Subhaschandra Puranik, General Managers, Shri Vijayashankar Rai K V, DGM, Smt.Renuka N Bangera, AGM, Shri Srinivas Deshpande, Chief Manager – Public Relations and Shri Umesh Hubli, Chief Manager.

Opening of Moneyplant ATM at Thakurli [E], Thane District

Shri U R Bhat, Director of the Bank, inaugurating the Moneyplant ATM is seen with Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Nagaraja Rao B, DGM, Mumbai Region, Poojary Praveen Domba, Branch Manager – Thakurli [E] Branch and others.

Opening of 738th Branch at Thakurli [E], Thane District on 22-12-2016

Shri U R Bhat, Director of the Bank, inaugurating the new branch is seen with Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Nagaraja Rao B, DGM and Sreekanth B R, AGM, Mumbai Region, Ravichandran S, AGM, Mumbai – Corporate Finance Branch, Poojary Praveen Domba, Branch Manager – Thakurli [E] Branch and others.

Puttur Branch Shifting on 13-12-2016

His Holiness Sri Sri Keshavanandabharathi Shripadangalavaru, Srimad Jagadguru Shankaracharya – Thotakacharya Samsthana, Sri Edneer Mutt, inaugurating the new premises is seen with Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, Shri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Shri Nirmal Kumar K Hegde, DGM, HO, Shri Nagaraja R Hebbar, AGM, Mangaluru Region, Shri Shrihari P, Senior Branch Manager and others.

Contribution by the Bank under Corporate Social Responsibility

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO of the Bank is seen inaugurating the celebrations of the World Disability Day organized by Nitte – Special Child Care Centre (N – SPECC) at A.B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences on December 03, 2016, where wheel chairs were distributed to children with physical disability. Bank has contributed generously to the corpus fund of (N - SPECC). Also present on the occasion were Prof. (Dr.) U. S. Krishna Nayak, Prof (Dr.) Amitha M. Hegde, Major (Dr.) Shivakumar Hiremath, Shri. Jnanesh, B.E.O, Mangaluru South Zone, Smt. Geetha Devadas of Sarva Shikshana Abhiyana, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, beneficiaries and well-wishers.

Managing Director’s Club get together 2016-17 Best Region Award

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, seen handing over the Bank’s Rolling Shield for the “Best Region of the Bank” to Shri Ramachandra B S, AGM - Mysuru – Region, for excellent performance during the year 2015-16, at the Managing Director’s Club get together held on 05-12-2016 at Madikeri. Seen in the picture are Shri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Shri Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager and Shri Vijayashankar Rai K V, DGM, Planning and Development Department.

Managing Director’s Club get together 2016-17 Runner Up Region Award

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, seen handing over the Bank’s Rolling Shield for the “Runner Up Region” to Shri Jagadeesh K S, Chief Manager – Shivamogga Region, for excellent performance during the year 2015-16, at the Managing Director’s Club get together held on 05-12-2016 at Madikeri. Seen in the picture are Shri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Shri Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager and Shri Vijayashankar Rai K V, DGM, Planning and Development Department.

Managing Director’s Club get together 2016-17 2nd Runner Up Region Award

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, seen handing over the Bank’s Rolling Shield for the “2nd Runner Up Region” to Shri Nagaraja R Hebbar, AGM – Mangaluru Region, for excellent performance during the year 2015-16, at the Managing Director’s Club get together held on 05-12-2016 at Madikeri. Seen in the picture are Shri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Shri Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager and Shri Vijayashankar Rai K V, DGM, Planning and Development Department.

Managing Director’s Club get together 2016-17 Best Branch Award

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, seen handing over the “Best Branch of the Bank”Award to Shri Sachidanandam T M, Senior Branch Manager, Tumakuru – Someswarapuram Branch, for excellent performance during the year 2015-16, at the Managing Director’s Club get together held on 05-12-2016 at Madikeri. Seen in the picture, are Shri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Shri Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Shri Vijayashankar Rai K V, DGM, Planning and Development Department and Shri Rajakumar P H, AGM-Tumakuru Region.

Bank bags “Best MSME Bank Award (Private sector) 2016” instituted by ASSOCHAM

Bank has bagged the prestigious “Best MSME Bank Award (Private sector) 2016” instituted by The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), New Delhi. Shri Raghurama, General Manager of the Bank is seen receiving the Award from Shri Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State for MSME, Govt of India, on 6th December, 2016 at New Delhi.

"KSN Adiga Memorial Endowment Lecture" instituted by the The Karnataka Bank Limited

Prof. M. Basheer Ahmed Khan, Former Vice Chancellor, Sido Kanhu Murmu University Dumka, Jharkhand, Professor, Dept. of Management Studies, School of Management, Central University of Pondicherry, Pondicherry, seen lighting the lamp on the occasion of the inauguration of the first lecture in the series. K.S.N Adiga Memorial Endowment Lecture Fund was instituted by The Karnataka Bank Limited (“the Bank”) in Mangalore University to commemorate the birth centenary of Late K.S.N. Adiga, Doyen of the Bank and the first lecture in the series was delivered by Prof. M. Basheer Ahmed Khan on 23rd Nov, 2016. Also seen on the occasion are Dr. Meera Aranha and Shri Raghurama, General Managers of the Bank, Prof. K. Byrappa, Vice Chancellor, Mangalore University, Prof. K.M. Lokesh, Registrar and Prof. Mustiary Begum, Programme Co – ordinator.

Karnataka Bank Employees' Association [KBEA] Trophies and Mementoes to Best Region and Branches.

Shri Ramachandra B S, AGM - Mysuru Region, receiving the Karnataka Bank Employees’ Association [KBEA], Golden Rolling Trophy for the Best Region of the Bank for the Year 2015-16, from Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, at a function held at Mysuru on November 23, 2016. Seen on the occasion are Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Manjunatha Bhat B K, DGM, HR & IR Department, Ravikumar D E and Thimmayya A A, Chief Managers, Mysuru Region, P R Karanth, General Secretary, KBEA and Muralidhar M V, President, KBEA.

Shri Sachidanandam T M, Senior Branch Manager, Tumakuru – Someswarapuram Branch, receiving the Karnataka Bank Employees’ Association [KBEA], Silver Rolling Trophy for the Best Branch of the Bank for the Year 2015-16, from Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, at a function held at Mysuru on November 23, 2016. Seen on the occasion are Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Manjunatha Bhat B K, DGM, HR & IR Department, P R Karanth, General Secretary, KBEA and Muralidhar M V, President, KBEA.

Shri Nagaraja H A, Senior Branch Manager, Amrithsar Branch, receiving the Karnataka Bank Employees’ Association [KBEA], Memento for the Best Metropolitan Branch of the Bank for the Year 2015-16, from Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, at a function held at Mysuru on November 23, 2016. Seen on the occasion are Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Manjunatha Bhat B K, DGM, HR & IR Department, P R Karanth, General Secretary, KBEA and Muralidhar M V, President, KBEA.

Shri Sachidanandam T M, Senior Branch Manager, Tumakuru – Someswarapuram Branch, receiving the KBEA Memento for the Best Urban Branch of the Bank for the Year 2015-16, from Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, at a function held at Mysuru on November 23, 2016. Seen on the occasion are Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Manjunatha Bhat B K, DGM, HR & IR Department, P R Karanth, General Secretary, KBEA and Muralidhar M V, President, KBEA.

Shri Nagarjuna Reddy K, Senior Branch Manager, Tadapatri Branch[then Branch Head of Madakasira Branch], receiving the Karnataka Bank Employees’ Association [KBEA], Memento for the Best Semi-Urban Branch of the Bank for the Year 2015-16, from Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, at a function held at Mysuru on November 23, 2016. Seen on the occasion are Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Manjunatha Bhat B K, DGM, HR & IR Department, P R Karanth, General Secretary, KBEA and Muralidhar M V, President, KBEA.

Shri Gourish S Joshi, Branch Manager, Kumbhashi Branch, receiving the Karnataka Bank Employees’ Association [KBEA], Memento for the Best Rural Branch of the Bank for the Year 2015-16, from Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, at a function held at Mysuru on November 23, 2016. Seen on the occasion are Sarvashri Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Manjunatha Bhat B K, DGM, HR & IR Department, P R Karanth, General Secretary, KBEA and Muralidhar M V, President, KBEA.

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, addressing the gathering during the Presentation of Trophies and Mementoes to the Best Region and Branches for the year 2015-16, instituted by Karnataka Bank Employees’ Association [KBEA]. Seen on the occasion are Sarvashri P R Karanth, General Secretary, KBEA, Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Manjunatha Bhat B K, DGM, HR & IR Department and Muralidhar M V, President, KBEA.

Shri P R Karanth, General Secretary, Karnataka Bank Employees’ Association [KBEA],addressing the gathering during the Presentation of Trophies and Mementoes to the Best Region and Branches for the year 2015-16, instituted by Karnataka Bank Employees’ Association [KBEA]. Seen on the occasion are Sarvashri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO, Mahabaleshwara M S, Chief General Manager, Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Manjunatha Bhat B K, DGM, HR & IR Department and Muralidhar M V, President, KBEA.

Bank donates dialysis machines to hospital

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO of the Bank, is seen formally handing over the two dialysis machines donated to Adichunchanagiri Hospital & Research Centre, Bellur, Mandya District, in the august presence of Paramapoojya Jagadguru Sri Sri Sri Dr.Nirmalanandanatha Mahaswamiji, Pontiff of Adichunchanagiri Math, as part of its CSR initiatives.

Bank donates an Impedance Audiometer

Shri P Jayarama Bhat, MD & CEO of the Bank, inaugurating the Impedance Audiometer – an instrument used in detecting hearing defects, donated to Guild of Service (Seva Samajam) (Regd), Pandeshwar, Mangaluru as part of its CSR initiatives. Also present on the occasion were Shri Vijayashankar Rai K.V., Deputy General Manager, Smt. Renuka N Bangera, Assistant General Manager, Shri Srinivas Deshpande, Chief Manager – Public Relations and Smt. Vijayalaxmi Ariga, Chairperson, Smt. Shalini D Rai, Hon. Secretary, Guild of Service, other office bearers and staff of the institute, Dr.A.V. Shetty, well- wishers and beneficiaries.