Jammu: The Citizen’s Cooperative Bank Ltd became the World first ever bank to introduce Sanskrit language in banking process. From next year onwards the bank will publish Sanskrit as well with English and Hindi. The bank adopted Withdrawal and deposition procedure in Sanskrit on Thursday.
Sanskrit Vitkosha (Sanskrit bank) was inaugurated at The citizen’s co-operative Bank Ltd Administrative office Gandhinagar Jammu by the Dr Uttam Chand Shastri Birth Centenary Committee in collaboration with The citizen’s co-operative Bank Ltd.
The program was inaugurated by DIG Shakti Pathak, Chief Trustee of Chudamani Sanskrit Sansthan, Citizen’s co-operative Bank Ltd Bank Chairman Parveen Sharma, K.K. Sharma Agriculture Director Jammu, Director Central Sanskrit University Jammu, Prof madan Mohan Jha; Kailakh Jyotish Avim Vedic Sansthan Trust President Mahant Rohit Shastri and SSP Varinder Manhas.
Bank Chairman Parveen Sharma said that this program is being organized under the birth centenary celebrations of late Dr. Uttamchand Shastri Pathak, scholar of Devvani Sanskrit with the joints efforts of Citizen’s co-operative Bank Ltd, Chudamani Sanskrit Sansthan Basholi, Jammu Shrikailakh jyotish and Vedic Institute Trust Jammu Kashmir, Central Sanskrit University, Sri Ranbir Campus Jammu Kashmir and Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST).
Shakti Pathak said that the ancient language of India is Sanskrit, which is protecting our culture and it is necessary that Sanskrit should reach the masses.
Director Agriculture KK Sharma said that the culture which develops Sanskrit and gets cultured from Sanskrit awakens world peace and social development.
He said that India has never invaded the land of any other country and such events will boost the morale of Sanskrit lovers. Sharma added that late Dr. Uttam Chand Shastri Pathak and his family have made invaluable contribution in the promotion and development of Sanskrit language in India.