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RBI approves Baldev Prakash as new chief of J&K Bank

RBI approves Baldev Prakash as new chief of J&K Bank

RBI has approved the candidature of Baldev Prakash as MD and CEO of Jammu & Kashmir Bank.

RBI approves Baldev Prakash as new chief of J&K Bank RBI approves Baldev Prakash as new chief of J&K Bank

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on October 26 approved the candidature of Baldev Prakash as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Jammu and Kashmir Bank for a period of three years.

The appointment is effective from the date of taking charge or April 10, 2022, whichever is earlier, the bank said.

The appointment of Baldev Prakash as MD & CEO by the Board of the Bank and the actual date of his taking charge shall be communicated separately, the bank said.

Previously, Baldev Prakash was working with State Bank of India in various capacities including as Chief General Manager (Digital and Transaction Banking Marketing) responsible for framing bank level policy and strategy for developing and providing digital and transaction banking services to all corporate clients of the Bank.

Besides this, Prakash has worked for over four years at Muscat (Sultanate of Oman) responsible for handling remittances business including treasury operations successfully, the bank said in a release.

In September this year, J&K Bank in an exchange notification had said the board has approved fund raise up to Rs 2,000 crore subject to approval of shareholders. The fundraise will be a mix of debt and equity, the bank said.

Jammu and Kashmir Bank (J&K Bank) is a scheduled commercial bank and one of the oldest private sector banks in India, incorporated in 1938.

Published on: Oct 27, 2021, 1:59 PM IST
Posted by: Mehak Agarwal, Oct 27, 2021, 1:54 PM IST