State Bank of India launched the SBI Foundation’s Gram Seva Program across six states of India. On Gandhi Jayanti this year, the State Bank of India announced that it will adopt 30 remote villages across India under the 4th phase of the ‘SBI Gram Seva’ Program. The bank will adopt remote villages across Aspirational Districts in Haryana, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal.
Key Points related to SBI Foundation’s Gram Seva Program
- The Gram Seva Program was launched under the Corporate Social Responsibility of the bank.
- The program emphasizes a comprehensive development of villages by active intervention in areas like education, healthcare, livelihoods, and infrastructure.
- Till now, the program has adopted 100 villages across 16 states in 3 phases.
- Gram Seva is one of the flagship CSR programs of the SBI foundation.
- The program’s outreach will expand to a total of 130 villages, of which 75 villages are from Aspirational Districts.
- The SBI foundation is actively working on areas like rural development, healthcare, education, Sustainability, environment, livelihood, skill development, etc.
- SBI CSE schemes are widespread across 28 states and UTs of the nation.