He was speaking to a delegation of the Board of Directors of Kendriya Bhandar, led by its Managing Director Shri R.K.Singh, who presented him a dividend cheque for the Financial Year 2014-15.
The cheque was received by Dr Jitendra Singh on behalf of Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) in the presence of Secretary DoPT Shri Sanjay Kothari. The dividend amount handed over through cheque was calculated at the rate of 10% on the paid-up share capital for the Financial Year 2014-15.
Highlighting the importance of various government supported agencies like Kendriya Bhandar, Dr Jitendra Singh said, these are offering an exclusive service, particularly, for the less affording sections of the society.
Dr Jitendra Singh said, common observation in public is that DoPT only deals with transfers and empanelments but the truth is that DoPT is engaged in a wide range of activities for the welfare of government servants as well as public at large. The spectrum of varied activities supported by DoPT ranges from holding Yoga sessions to organizing sports tournaments, he said and added that Kendriya Bhandar is a Multi-State Cooperative Society functioning under the aegis of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions.
In its bid to bring in new innovative reforms, Dr Jitendra Singh said, the Directors of Kendriya Bhandar will be brought on board to introduce various modifications which could enrich the contributions of the Kendriya Bhandar to the society.