Corporate Social Responsibility Activities
Financial Support to Friendship Foundation Nepal
17th January 2021, Siddhartha Bank has contributed a sum of Rs. 200,000 to Friendship Foundation Nepal for the construction of library building at Siranchowk Rural Municipality, Kerabari, Gorkha. The Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Rameshwar Prasad Bashyal handed over the cheque to Mr. Prakash Babu Poudel, Chairman of Friendship Foundation Nepal.
Blood Donation Program
Siddhartha Bank Limited has conducted blood donation program in 14 different places of the country on the occasion of 18th anniversary in coordination with Nepal Red Cross Society. The program was conducted in Hattisar, Mahendra Chowk, Birtamod, Murlichowk, Hetauda, Janakpur, Tandi, Gatthaghar, Kumaripati, Bouddha, Pokhara, Butwal, Dhangadi, Mahenranagar and succeed to collect blood from 570 donors.
Financial Support to Nagarik Care Centre
SiddharthaBank contributed a sum of Rs. 500,000 to Nagarik Care Centre for the establishment of Hospital at Province -1, Biratnagar. The Head of Province Office -1, Mr. Kamal Basnet handed over the cheque to Pawan Kumar Sharda, chairman of Nagarik Care Centre
Financial Support to Nepal Rural Development Society Centre
16th December 2020, Siddhartha Bank contributed a sum of Rs. 50,000 to Nepal Rural Development Society Centre to procure the basic amenities for senior citizens. The Head of Province Office -1, Mr. Kamal Basnet handed over the cheque to Mr. Mani Kumar Arjayal, Coordinator of Nepal Rural Development Society Centre.
Financial Support to Nepal Mountaineering Association
3rd December 2020, Siddhartha Bank provided a support of Rs. 1,00,000 to Nepal Mountaineering Association for educational support of 20 children of the mountaineers who lost their lives in avalanche. The Deputy Manager of Siddhartha Bank, Mrs. Aparna Giri handed over the cheque to Mr. Kul Prasad Rai, Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Mountaineering Association.
Financial Support to Community Development Committee
12th November 2020, Siddhartha Bank provided support to Community Development Committee for library development of Madan Smriti Samudayik Pustakalaya located at Subidhanagar, Kathmandu. The Head of Circle Office, Tripureshwor, Mr. Ajay Singh Bhandari handed over the cheque to Mrs. Sumitra Kadariya, Chairperson of Community Development Committee.
Financial Support to Manmohan Memorial Community Hospital
22nd October 2020, Siddhartha Bank provided financial assistance to Manmohan Memorial Community Hospital for patient caretaker bed. The Head of Circle Office, Kumaripati, Mr. Gyanendra Maharjan handed over the cheque to Mr. Purna Bahadur Shahi, Acting Chairman of Manmohan Memorial Community Hospital.
Financial Support to Rural Health and Education Service Trust
5th October 2020, Siddhartha Bank provided financial assistance to Rural Health and Education Service Trust for educational support of 20 girl students.
Financial Support to Daayitwa
6th September 2020, Siddhartha Bank provided financial support to Daayitwa for Daayitwa Nepal Public Service Fellowship Program. The program supports the youth to collaborate with the government, conduct economic policy research and promote evidence-based policy decisions.
Distribution of Food Materials
19th August 2020, SiddharthaBank assisted 150 packages of food materials to Bhajani Municipality for 150 families who were displaced because of flood. The Branch Manager of Tikapur, Yagya Singh Gadshila handed over the aid to Vice Mayor Chhaya Devi Devkota, in the presence of Chief Administrative Officer Hari Ram Chaudhary.
Financial Support to Coronavirus Sankraman Roktham Kosh
12th August 2020, SiddharthaBank has contributed Rs. 2,67,27,929 to the Coronavirus Sankraman Roktham, Niyantran Tatha Upachar Kosh. The cheque amount was handed over to Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwoda, Honorable Finance Minister by Mr. Manoj Kumar Kedia, Chairman of the Bank.
Financial Support for Reconstruction of School
13th July 2020, Siddhartha Bank provided financial assistance of Rs. 5,00,000 for reconstruction of Rajkuleshwor Basic School of Bhimeshwor Municipality-02, Dolakha, which was demolished during the massive earthquake of 2072 B.S. The cheque was handed over to Help Nepal Network which is looking over the project.
Financial Support for Construction of Deaf Hostel Building
8th July 2020, Siddhartha Bank provided financial support to Shree Bhakti Namuna Higher Secondary School located at Lamjung for construction of deaf hostel building.
Financial Support to R.M Kedia Eye Hospital
2nd July 2020, Siddhartha Bank provided financial support to Ram Kumar Mahabir Prasad Kedia Eye Hospital for surgery of cataract patients.
22nd June 2020, Siddhartha Bank conducted scholarship program at Simara College for diligent students (a boy and a girl) of BBS 1st Year.
Contribution to Corona Relief Fund
12th June 2020, Siddhartha Bank supports Rs 1,00,000 to Local Relief Fund of Birgunj Metropolitan City. The contribution was made to help fulfil the basic requirements of needy people at the local level against COVID-19.
10th June 2020, Siddhartha Bank conducted scholarship program at Gauradaha Municipality for the highest marks scoring boy and girl in SEE 2075 B.S.
Financial Support for Installation of Ceiling Fans
1st January 2020, Siddhartha Bank provided financial support to J.S. Murarka Multiple Campus for the installation of 50 ceiling fans.
Contribution to Local Relief Fund
10th April 2020, Siddhartha Bank supports Rs 5 Lakh 10 thousand to Local Relief Fund of 14 Rural Municipalities and 3 Municipalities. The contribution was made to help fulfil the basic requirements of needy people at the local level against COVID-19.
Contribution to COVID-19 Relief Fund
28th March 2020, Siddhartha Bank supports Rs 70 lakh to COVID-19 Relief Fund created by Nepal Government. Rs 10 Lakh was provided for each province of the country.
Cataract Screening Camp
23rd January 2020, Siddhartha Bank in coordination with Nepal Eye Hospital organized Cataract Surgery Camp at Shreenagar and Malangwa in Sarlahi District. 178 out of 1241 patients that attended the program went through the cataract surgery.
Distributed Winter Clothes
21st January 2020, Gauradaha had distributed winter clothes to the students of Shree Bharati Prathamik Vidhyalaya of Gauradaha Municipality Ward no. 07.
Financial Support to Teach For Nepal
21st January 2020, Siddhartha Bank has provided financial support to Teach For Nepal for Recruitment Campaign 2020 to ensure quality education to students of public schools.
Cervical Cancer Screening Camp
18th January 2020, Siddhartha Bank has conducted Cervical Cancer Screening Camp at Jyatha, Kathmandu and the program was succeed with the screening of 94 women.
Blood Donation Program
Siddhartha Bank Limited has conducted blood donation program in 10 different places of the country on the occasion of 17th anniversary in coordination with Nepal Red Cross Society. The program was conducted in Hattisar, Biratnagar, Damak, Janakpur, Bharatpur, Hetauda, Pokhara, Butwal, Nepalgunj, Dhangadi and succeed to collect blood from 498 donors.
Financial Support to Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children (HRDC)
15th December 2019, Siddhartha Bank has provided financial support to Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children (HRDC) for curative, preventive and rehabilitation services to children affected with musculoskeletal disorders of Bara and Parsa districts.
Distributed Winter Materials
26th November 2019, Chandragadhi service network had distributed winter materials (Bed mattress, Bed cover, Blanket & Sweater) to the needy people of Bhadrapur Municipality Ward no.10.
Financial Literacy Program
26th November 2019, Siddhartha Bank in collaboration with "Ukaid Sachyam - Access to Finance" along with the coordination of Daayitwa - Nepal conducted a Financial Literacy Program at Tansen Municipality, Palpa to enhance financial/business awareness. The initiative was focused on 3E's i.e. Encouraging, Educating and Empowering entrepreneurs with the participation of more than 50 entrepreneurs from the area.
Provided UV Protector Water Filter to School
26th November, 2019, Damak has provided UV Protector Water Filter to Hamalayan Secondary School, Jhapa. The UV Protector Filter was handed over to the School Management by Head of Sub Province Office -1 and Service Network Manager of Damak.
Financial Literacy Program
3rd October 2019, Siddhartha Bank conducted financial literacy program at Kamalbinayak, Bhaktapur in collaboration with UKaid Sakchyam - Access to Finance and Entrepreneurs Nepal for raising financial/business awareness of micro and small business entrepreneurs. More than 40 individuals had participated in the awareness program which focused on 3E's i.e. Encouraging, Educating and Empowering the entrepreneurs.
Tree Plantation at Balkhu
21st September 2019, Siddhartha Bank had participated in the post Tree Plantation Event and watering of plants organized by Kumari Club. SBL had contributed 120 trees in the program among the 300 trees planted by Kumari Club from Kumari Club, Balkhu to Tribhuwan University Road.
Blood Donation Program at Jorpati
Jorpati has conducted Blood Donation Program on 14th September, 2019 in coordination with Ambassador Academy and the program was succeed with collecting 60 pint blood.
Distribution of Dress Set and Stationary Items to Children
3rd September 2019, Khajura, SBL provided dress set and stationery items to 15 students of Shree Jansewa Higher Secondary School located at Province-5, Khajura-06, Banke.
Contributed Ceiling Fans to Bhanudaya Secondary School
Siddhartha Bank Limited, Binayi Triveni has provided 10 set ceiling fans to Shree Bhanudaya Secondary School, Sardi, Nawalparasi on September 6, 2019 as a CSR Program. The Ceiling Fan was handed over to Mr. Dan Kanta Bhurtel, Chairman of School Management Committee by Durga Raj Pandeya, Head of Province Office -3, Bharatpur.
Financial Support to Nepal Red Cross Society in Blood Donation Program
Siddhartha Bank limited, Surunga service network has organized the Blood Donation Program on 8th September, 2019 in association with Nepal Red Cross Society on the occasion of 56th “National Red Cross Day” and the program was succeeds with collecting 126 pint blood.
Fruit Tree Plantation at Tokha
Siddhartha Bank has successfully conducted the fruit tree plantation program on 24th August, 2019. The said program was conducted in two different places i.e. Bhootkhel Park and Chandeshwori Mandir of Tokha.
Siddhartha Bank Kalaiya Free Eye Camp
Siddhartha Bank Limited (SBL) has been conducting various Corporate Social Responsibility activities at both corporate and regional levels.
On the occasion of May Day, SBL Kalaiya service network in association with Community Development Program and Kalaiya Netralaya had organized an eye checkup camp at Shree Nepal Rastriya Primary School, Laxmipur, Kotwali. Nearly 500 residents from Kotwali, Kudawa, Devpur Tota, and Shree Nagar Biraya and nearby villages were benefitted from the Eye Checkup Camp. The Camp along with free eye checkup had also provided free medicines, 50% subsidy for interested patients on Cataract Surgery and discount on the eye glasses.
The eye camp was successfully conducted with the support of SBL Kalaiya, Adarsha Kotwal Gaunpalika and local residents.
Sponsorship for ‘Rising Player’ of ‘Mai Valley Gold Cup- 2073”
Siddhartha Bank Limited, Ilam had supported Mai Valley Foot Ball Club, Ilam for Mai Valley Gold Cup – 2073, as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility. The Bank had sponsored the title of the ‘Rising Player’ of the tournament which was awarded to Mr. Avinash Limbu, from Mai Valley Foot Ball Club, by Mr. Ganesh Kumar Guragain, Service Network Manager of Ilam of the Bank on April 8, 2017.
Siddhartha Bank extends financial support to Nepal Eye Hospital
Siddhartha Bank Limited has provided sponsorship worth Rs. 107,500 to Nepal Eye Hospital, Tripureshwar, to conduct cataract surgeries of 43 economically marginalized patients as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative. Mr. Rameshwar Prasad Bashyal, Deputy General Manager of the Bank handed over the sponsorship cheque to Mr. Bishwakanta Mainali, Chairman of the Hospital, amidst a formal program to commemorate the 43rd anniversary of the Hospital.
Financial Assistance for CC camera installation
Siddhartha Bank, Simara service network provided financial assistance worth Rs. 20,000 to ‘CC Installation and Management Committee of Area Police Office, Simara, Bara for installation of CCTV camera in the different sensitive locations near the vicinity of the service network so as to ensure security of the local citizens residing in these areas. The financial assistance was handed over by the Bank’s Service Network Manager, Simara service network – Mr. Krishna Prasad Gautam to Mr. Gobinda Karki, Inspector, Area Police Office, Simara.
Banner Sponsorship for Pokhara University’s workshop on “Research Methodology and Scientific Proposal Development”
Siddhartha Bank, Chipledhunga provided financial support worth Rs. 100,000 to Pokhara University’s two days workshop on “Research Methodology and Scientific Proposal Development” that was conducted at the University’s premise on March 31 to April 1, 2017. The workshop aimed to develop proposal writing skills of the participants and was attended by different scholars from
different faculty of affiliated colleges of Pokhara University. The sponsorship amount was handed over by Mr. Pradip Shrestha, Service Network Manager - Chipledhunga to Prof. Dr. Indra P. Tiwari, Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science (FHSS), and Gulam Mahomad Khan, Associate Professor and Executive Director of Pokhara University Research Center (PURC).
19th Buda Subba Gold Cup Sponsorship for ‘Best Striker’ by Siddhartha Bank
Siddhartha Bank Limited as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility had supported 19th Buda Subba Gold Cup organized by Dharan Football Club at ANFA Ground, Dharan. The Bank had sponsored the title of the Best Striker which was awarded to Mr. Jumanu Rai, from the winning team - Nepal Police Club, by Mr. Roshan Parajuli, Service Network Manager of Dharan of the Bank on February 25, 2017.
Financial Assistance for installation of CCTV
Siddhartha Bank, Birgunj has contributed Rs.50,000 to Safer Birgunj - a social organization of Birgunj Chamber of Commerce and Industries (BICCI) for the installation of CCTV in prime locations of Birgunj for enhancing security for the citizens and municipal public facilities in the city. The financial assistance was handed over to Mr. Om Prakash Sharma, President of BICCI on January 19, 2017, by Mr. Upendra Prasad Gadtaula, Service Network Manager of Birgunj of the Bank.
Siddhartha Bank Extends Financial Support to Nepal Eye Hospital
Siddhartha Bank Limited has provided sponsorship to Nepal Eye Hospital, Tripureshwar, to conduct cataract surgeries of 15 economically marginalized patients from different locations of Kathmandu Valley, as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative on January 5, 2017. Mr. Rameshwar Prasad Bashyal, Deputy General Manager of the Bank handed over the sponsorship cheque to Mr. Daman Bahadur Ghale, Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital, at the Hospital premises.
Financial Assistance to World Peace Pagoda
Siddhartha Bank, Chipledhunga provided financial assistance worth Rs. 50,000 to “World Peace Pagoda” (Shanti Stupa) PumdiBhumdi, Pokhara on November 5, 2016 on the occasion of 17th BarsikUtsav Puja ThathaSamman of the Stupa. The ceremony was conducted with Honorable Minister for Industry and Commerce - Mr. Nabindra Raj Joshi as the Chief Guest of the Ceremony was and distinguished guest from the vicinity had participated in the ceremony. The donation amount was handed over in the formal ceremony entitled by Mr. Pardip Shrestha, Service Network Manager- Chipledhunga. The financial assistance was handed over toMr. Prakash Man Gubhaju, Chairman of the formal committee formed for the conservation of Stupa.
Financial Support to Shree Ratna Pustakalaya:
Siddhartha Bank, Old Baneshwar had provided financial support amounting Rs. 5,000 to Shree Ratna Pustakalaya, Baneshwor, Kathmandu on October 28, 2016 on the occasion of 54th anniversary of the Pustakalaya and 108th Janma Jayanti of Mahakabi Laxmi Prasad Devkota. The financial support was offered as a part of the CSR initiative of the Bank.
Banner Sponsorship for 12th Bikash Running Shield Football Knockout:
Siddhartha Bank Narayangarh had supported 12th Bikash Running Shield Football Knockout Competition by providing banner sponsorship worth Rs. 10,000 for the Competition. The Competition was organized from October 17- 30, 2016 at Campus Chaur, Narayangarh and various A Division clubs, local clubs and few foreign teams had participated in the competition.
Financial Awareness Class at New Capital College:
Siddhartha Bank, Tandi had conducted a Financial Awareness Class at New Capital College, Tandi on October 3, 2016. The facilitators of the Class were Mr. Abhishek Thapa, Service Network Manager, Tandi and Mr. Manmohan Shah, Operation In charge, Tandi. Discussions regarding overview of banking in Nepal and overview of Siddhartha Bank Limited and its Products & Services were done during the Class. A total of 25 students of BBA level of the College had attended the Class.
Financial Assistance to Shree Prabhat Secondary School
Siddhartha Bank Limited provided financial assistance of Rs. 100,000 to Shree Prabhat Secondary School of Palung Mainadi -3, Palpa on September 21, 2016, as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative. The assistance was offered for arranging necessary educational materials for the upcoming Junior Technical Assistant (JTA) Course in Agriculture, to be offered by the School in the near future. Sher Bahadur Budhathoki – Deputy General Manager of the Bank, handed over the cheque to Dul Bahadur Kunwar – Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the School, at the Bank’s Head Office, Hattisar.
Financial Assistance for CC camera installation
Siddhartha Bank, Dailekh provided financial assistance amounting Rs. 15,000 to ‘CC Camera Jadan Samitee’, District Police Office (DPO) Dailekh on September 15, 2016 for installation of CCTV camera in the different sensitive locations near the vicinity of the service network so as to ensure security of the local citizens residing in these areas.
Participation in Indrajatra
Siddhartha Bank, New Road has participated in the Indra Jatra festival on September 15, 2016 in cooperation with Ganga Club, Kathmandu. Ganga Club is one of the oldest clubs of Kathmandu with around 100 members. The Bank has been participating in Indra Jatra celebrations in cooperation with Ganga Club, for the last three years with a view to further enhance the Bank’s relationship with the local community and to enhance the brand visibility of the Bank amidst the local communities as well as visitors participating in the Indra Jatra.
The Bank had placed flex banners with social messages like “Sanskritik Dharohar Haru Ko Jagerna Garaun” , at different prominent locations of Basantapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu so as to raise awareness, among the visitors of the event, towards the conservation of the cultural heritages. The Bank had also distributed around 80 tshirts to the member and volunteers of the Ganga Club who had actively participated during Indra Jatra and had offered sponsorship worth Rs. 40,000 to the Club for preparation of Samay Bazi- an authentic, traditional dish of the Newar community prepared during the major festivities celebrated by the community.
Participation in Radha Krishna Rath Yatra Mahotsab 2073
Siddhartha Bank Biratnagar had sponsored Rs.10,000 to display the Bank’s play board in the Radha Krishna Rath Yatra Mahotsab 2074 on August 26, 2016The Rath Yatra was observed by thousands of people and most of the organizations and institutions, corporate house had sponsored the event. The Rath Yatra was live telecasted by different local TV channels and FM stations.
Participation in Trade Fair – Rotary Club of Biratnagar Downtown
Siddhartha Bank Biratnagar had offered banner sponsorship worth Rs. 3,000 for organized “Shrawan Mela” (Fund Raiser) organized by the Rotary Club of Biratnagar downtown in Shiv Kunj of Atithi Sadan on August 5th and 6th, 2016. The Mela was organized to support two main signature projects of the Club – “Cerebral Palsy Day Care Center” and “Each one Teach one” – A literacy Project. Almost 1,000 people had visited the Mela. Being a fund raiser program, the main attraction of the Mela was the Trade Fair focusing on Women Entrepreneurship, Inter school Play Competition, Fashion Show, Food Stalls, Games and so on.
Placement of Dustbin Set at Swoyambhu Nath Stupa
Siddhartha Bank, Swoyambhu had placed a set of Dustbin with stand worth Rs. 12,000 at the Swoyambhu Nath Stupa during the month of July 2016. Swoyambhu Nath is a popular cultural heritage of Kathmandu with daily footfall of hundreds of visitors and is located at a distance of one kilometer from the Bank’s Swoyambhu service network. It is also one of the sought major destinations for carrying out morning workouts and jogging for the locals in and around the vicinity.
The dustbin set was placed at the Stupa in coordination with Federation of Swoyambhu Management and Conservation (FSMC), is the committee looking after the preservation and maintenance of Swoyambhu and its premises.