The 37th All India Conference of Karur Vysya Bank Employees’ Union was held on 28th & 29th May. 2022 at Coimbatore. More than 900 members which included a good number of women employees from various parts of the country attended the conference. Com.Arumugam President of the Union presided over the conference. Com.E. Arunachalam, General Secretary of Tamilnadu Bank Employees’ Federation, Com.S.D.Srinivasan, Joint Secretary, AIBEA, Sri.Ramesh Babu, MD & CEO of the Bank, Com.P. Viswanathan, Convenor, Private Sector Bank Unions Cell, Com.S. Rengan, General Secretary, Karur Vysya Bank Officers Association and Com.J. Rajendran, General Secretary, KVB Retirees Association greeted the conference.
Com.I. Venkatesan, General Secretary placed a detailed report in which nearly 20 comrades including women comrades participated in the deliberations. After deliberations, the report was adopted unanimously. The conference passed various resolutions including immediate recruitment of adequate clerks and sub-staff in the bank, against outsourcing of permanent and perennial works, targets should not be fixed to workmen for sourcing new business, immediate settlement of various demands and issues raised by the union with the management. After deliberations, all the resolutions were passed unanimously. The conference also decided to pursue all the above resolutions with the management and if solutions were not found, it was decided to commence agitation for achieving the demands.
A Women Council was formed with women comrades working in various parts of the country.
The conference also noted that the unwarranted banking sector reforms initiated by the government at the centre affect the age old private sector banks. Hence, the union has to be vigilant and thwart any such attempts and protect and preserve the identity of the old private sector banks.
The conference unanimously elected T. Sekar as President, I. Venkatesan as General Secretary, R. Logeshwaran as Secretary and N. Boopathi as Treasurer.
The 37th All India conference has given a renewed vigour and confidence to the members particularly to the youngsters to move forward and face the new challenges and protect the interest of the bank and the members.