ICICI Bank aims to impact 1.5 lakh people through sanitation awareness programme

Chanda Kochhar and other employees participated in the Swachhata Hi Seva campaign by cleaning the surrounding areas of the Backbay Reclamation branch. In the last three years, close to 6,000 employees have cleaned the surrounding areas of approximately 800 branches in over 130 cities

MUMBAI: Through all its efforts at the various centres, ICICI Bank aims to impact nearly 1.5 lakh people over the next month. Tomorrow alone, Bank will train over 15,000 individuals.

Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO today participated in the Swachhata Hi Seva campaign. On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti; Kochhar and employees of ICICI Bank cleaned the area around the Backbay Reclamation branch of Bank in Mumbai.

Nearly three years ago, it had joined the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by the Honourable Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

On November 11, 2014, Chanda Kochhar adopted the Clean India mission and since then on every working day, employees of one Bank branch have been participating in the initiative by cleaning the area surrounding their branch. So far, close to 6,000 employees of Bank have cleaned the surrounding areas of approximately 800 branches in over 130 cities.

This year, Kochhar and ICICI Bank renewed their pledge of keeping the spirit of Swachh Bharat alive by announcing their participation in the Swachhata Hi Seva campaign.

Chanda Kochhar, MD and CEO, ICICI Bank

As part of this, the bank will continue to clean the surrounding area of one branch every day. Starting tomorrow, October 3, ICICI Bank will also organise multiple sanitation, health and hygiene training modules which will be conducted across all the 24 urban centres and over 200 rural centres of ICICI Academy for Skills, and 17 Rural Self Employment Training Institutes.

In addition, over the next 30 days, the Bank will also hold these awareness programs in 100 ICICI Digital Villages. Attendee of programmes will act as an influencer in respective family.

Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO said, “We believe that it is essential for everyone to learn about cleanliness, hygiene, sanitation and the various diseases that can be caused due to poor hygiene.”

Through this programme we aim to reach out to 1.5 lakh individuals in total. Tomorrow It will conduct these training programmes in 24 urban centres and in over 200 rural centres of ICICI Academy for Skills, and 17 RSETIs.

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