Mangalore : As a responsible corporate citizen, Corporation Bank, a premier Public Sector Bank, continues to be in the forefront in reaching out to the society with commitment and dedication to the welfare of the society. The Bank, headquartered at Mangalore, has sponsored a new Prepaid Autorickshaw Kiosk at Mangalore Central Railway Station. After a long gap, the prepaid autorickshaw service at the railway station has resumed, with the installation of the new kiosk. The kiosk is constructed on a large area with necessary facilities and better infrastructure, including a shed for the convenience of the commuters as well as the staff. The kiosk has come as a boon for thousands of commuters at the Mangalore Central Railway Station, wherein a large number of trains including long distance ones pass through.
The new prepaid autorickshaw kiosk at Mangalore Central Railway Station that commenced functioning for the last three months, was formally inaugurated on 2nd July 2013 by Shri J R Lobo, MLA, Mangalore (South) in the presence of Shri N Prakash, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Mangalore district; Dr. Kurian P Abraham, Deputy General Manager, Corporation Bank, Head Office, Mangalore; Shri S M Mujumdar, Asst. General Manager, Corporation Bank, Head Office, Mangalore; Shri Dharmaiah, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mangalore; Shri C Mallikurjana, Regional Transport Officer, Mangalore; Shri Ganapati Bhat, Asst. Commissioner – Labour; Shri Harish Kotian, President, Taluk Panchayat; Shri Jayaprakash Shetty Vamanjoor, former Dist. President of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike; other officials from the Bank, representatives of autorickshaw drivers’ unions and invitees.
Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the kiosk, Shri J R Lobo, MLA, Mangalore (South) appreciated the initiative taken in constructing the new kiosk and resuming the services of the prepaid autorickshaw for the benefit of commuters. He highlighted the importance and role of prepaid autorickshaw system in instilling confidence among the commuters.
Shri N Prakash, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Mangalore addressed the gathering on the occasion and advised the autorickshaw drivers to extend good service to commuters through the prepaid facility. He also requested the drivers to take care of the commuters, keeping in view their responsibilities towards the society.