Equitas Small Finance Bank believes in going the extra mile for the welfare of countless communities through its various banking and beyond banking initiatives.
Chennai, October 02, 2021:
Mr. P.N Vasudevan, MD & CEO at Equitas Small Finance Bank, one of the largest small finance banks in India graced ‘Mahatmika’ an event honouring the journey of 14 transwomen, detailed in the book, ‘Transgender in India, achievers and survivors’authored by Dr. C. K Gariyali (IAS) Retd and Ms. Priyadarshini, (Actress and social activist). Hosted by Saraswathi Educational Charitable Trust and Inner Wheel Club of Chennai, the program was an ode to the bold and inspiring transwomen who overcame various hurdles to become great achievers in their respective fields.
The fourteen transwomen featured in the book were felicitated at the gathering.
Sathyasri Sharmila, Noori Amma, Swetha Sudhakar, Olga B Aaron, Jeeva Subramanian, Dr.Sudha, Rekha and Dhanalakshmi were among the ones present for the event. Each of these noteworthy personalities are pioneers in their fields as dancers, artists, doctors, inspectors to name a few.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. John Alex, ED & CEO, Equitas Holdings Ltd, stated, “It is in our DNA at Equitas to provide the best possible support to communities we live and work with. We truly believe money can positively influence the economic well-being of people. We are committed to our legacy of giving back to the people. We are passionate about transforming the lives of transgender people in India and empowering them financially to fulfil their dreams of becoming economically independent.”
The program was graced by Ms. Kamala Selvam, District Chairman, Inner Wheel district 323; Mr. PN Vasudevan, MD & CEO, Equitas Bank; Mr. John Alex ED & CEO, Equitas Holding Ltd.; Mr. RamakrishnamoorthyVenkatasubbu, COO and Founder, Impiger Technologies and Mr. SaravananThinagarasamy, President, HR & Chief Human Resource Officer, Impiger Technologies.
Making a positive difference in the lives of people is deeply instituted in the corporate ethos of Equitas Small Finance Bank. With a single-minded focus on making banking simpler even for the unbanked and under banked, the institution has been transformative in generating livelihoods for countless customers. As a leading microfinance entity in the country, it is providing a powerful platform for the economic upliftment of communities across the length and breadth of India.