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Mr. Rana Kapoor felicitated by the Government of Maharashtra for his commitment to the development of the State

Mumbai, May 2, 2017: Mr. Rana Kapoor, Managing Director and CEO, YES BANK, and Chairman, YES Institute, was felicitated by the Hon'ble Governor of Maharashtra, Shri CH Vidyasagar Rao and the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis, for his ‘commitment to the development of the State of Maharashtra’. He was felicitated at the Maharashtra Vaibhav event, organised to mark the 57th Maharashtra Day, held at the Raj Bhawan on May 1, 2017.

On this occasion, Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, congratulated all awardees for their enduring contribution to the State in different walks of life, to be emulated by others. He also spoke about the Government of Maharashtra working towards skill development of Youth and samruddhi of farmers.

The Hon'ble Governor of Maharashtra, Shri CH Vidyasagar Rao appreciated the contributions of the awardees to the State of Maharashtra.

Speaking about the recognition, Mr. Rana Kapoor, Managing Director and CEO, YES BANK, and Chairman, YES Institute, said, "It is a great honour, and I feel humbled to have received this prestigious recognition by the Government of Maharashtra. Maharashtra has been my 'Karma bhoomi' for over 3.5 decades, and this recognition encourages me to strive further. I would also like to take this opportunity to reiterate YES BANK’s commitment towards working for India’s Social and Economic Development Agenda."


The other individuals felicitated included eminent doctors, students, social entrepreneur, theatre personality and journalist.  The event was attended by leading industrialists, bureaucrats, consulate members, ministers and professionals from the performing arts.


YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector bank is a high quality, customer centric and service driven Bank. Since inception in 2004, YES BANK has grown into a ‘Full Service Commercial Bank’ providing a complete range of products, services and technology driven digital offerings, catering to corporate, MSME & retail customers. YES BANK operates its Investment banking, Merchant banking & Brokerage businesses through YES SECURITIES and its Mutual Fund business through YES Asset Management (India) Limited, both wholly owned subsidiaries of the Bank. Headquartered in Mumbai, it has a pan-India presence across all 28 states and 9 Union Territories in India including an IBU at GIFT City, and a Representative Office in Abu Dhabi.

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