4 January 2020
Rana Virender Singh took over the charge of the Chairman of The Punjab State Cooperative Bank Ltd., Chandigarh on 3rd January 2020. The occasion was graced by the presence of Shri K.P.S.Rana, Hon’ble Speaker, Punjab Vidhan Sabha, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Cooperation and Jails Minister, Punjab, S. Manpreet Singh Badal, Finance Minister, Punjab, Shri Sadhu Singh Dharmsot, Forest Minister, Punjab, S. Balbir Singh Sidhu, Health Minister, Punjab, Sh. Raman Behal, Chairman S.S.Board, Punjab, Ch. Darshan Lal, MLA, Sh. G.P.Singh, MLA, S. Gurkirat Singh Kotli, MLA, Sh. Lakhbir Singh Lakha, MLA, S. Jagmohan Singh Kang, Former Cabinet Minister, Punjab, S. Gurjit Singh Lehal, Member NRI Commission,Pandit Vinod Sharma, Former President, Legal Cell PCC, Dr. Sikander Singh, Former President DCC, Senior Advocates / serving and retired Bureaucrats/ Police Officers, Members PCC, leading congress and social leaders. A large number of supporters and well-wishers of Rana Virender Singh were also present. The event was also attended by Sh. Vikas Garg, IAS, Registrar, Cooperative Societies, Punjab, Sh. Varun Roojam, IAS, Managing Director, Punjab State Cooperative Bank Ltd., Officers and Officials of Cooperative Department and Punjab State Cooperative Bank.
S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Cooperation and Jail Minister, Punjabcongratulated the newly appointed Chairman and thanked Capt Amrinder Singh, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Punjab for appointing a highly educated and seasoned leader belonging to farming community as the Chairman of the Punjab State Cooperative Banks which mainly caters to the financial needs of the farmers and rural folks as majority of 802 Branches of the Bank are in the rural area. S.Randhawa said that the bank is launching numerous new schemes and services to expand the business of the Bank. S. Randhawa specifically remembered and eulogised the services rendered by the Veteran Congress Leader Padam Shree Rana Moti Singh, father of Rana Virender Singh for the country and more particularly to the farmers and down-trodden.
Rana Virender Singh thanked Capt Amrinder Singh, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Punjab for reposing faith in him and bestowing upon him the enormous responsibility of serving the people of Punjab specially the farmers and people living in the rural areas which is the main task of the Bank. He assured the Hon’ble Chief Minister Punjab and the high dignitaries present on the occasion that he would discharge his duties with utmost sincerity, devotion and dedication. He also expressed his gratefulness for giving him an opportunity to serve his State specially the farmers.