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Baroda Alok Chandra Bravery Award

Baroda Alok Chandra Bravery Award

Bravery is the virtue by which we stand resolute in the face of imminent danger while carrying out our responsibilities. It is the most essential core value which requires exceptional strength of character. The bravest sons and daughters of nation are awarded for their act of courage, selfless deeds, serving fellow countrymen and society at large on the eve of Republic Day

Baroda Alok Chandra Bravery Award

Mr. Ved P Chawla presented with a cheque by the MD & CEO of our Bank Shri P. S. Jayakumar. The executive directors of our Bank Smt. Papia Sengupta, Shri S. L. Jain & Shri Vikramaditya Singh Khichi were present during the ceremony.

BankofBaroda salutes one such legend whose dedication & commitment will be remembered forever. Shri Alok Chandra, Branch Manager of Arwal Branch, Bank of Baroda was helping the police nab an individual alleged in embezzling funds, was shot dead by unidentified men. His efforts to serve the society with honesty & courage led him to sacrifice his life.

To commemorate the exceptional act of bravery, the Baroda Alok Chandra Bravery Award is conferred upon Barodians who has shown unimaginable courage while serving the Bank. This year Bank of Baroda honoured Mr. Ved P. Chawla for laying his life on the line when an armed man came to Bhiwadi branch, Jaipur & threatened the Branch Head & staff at knife point in Sept. 2017. The masked robber was tackled by Special Asst. Mr. Ved P. Chawla helping everyone trapped in branch escape & trapping the thief in, till police arrived. This act of bravery led Bank of Baroda to confer The Baroda Alok Chandra Bravery Award upon Mr. Chawla on the occasion of Republic Day.

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