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.
Bank of Baroda 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.