In Andhra Bank, our AIBEA banner was established in the year 1957 at Port Town of Kakinada and we have completed 55 years of glorious journey under the banner of AIBEA for the cause of our employees & progress of our Bank. The journey of 55 years of Trade Union Movement overcoming and facing many hurdles and challenges with full of struggles & sacrifices for the betterment & improvements of service conditions is an event of celebration.
The 2 days nationwide strike by all the Bank Employees and officers at the call of the Central Trade Unions and the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) is a total success in Andhra Bank.
Banking Services came to a complete grinding halt in Andhra Bank on 20 & 21 February, 2013 and Clearing & Cash Transactions to the tune of around 500 Crores affected.
The entire 18000 Workmen & Officers working in the 1850 Branches / Offices of Andhra Bank throughout the country have participated in the Two Days Nationwide General Strike along with the one Million Bank Employees / Officers working in all the Public Sector Banks, Private Banks, Foreign Banks, Co-operative Banks, Regional Rural Banks & Reserve Bank of India.
This Two Days Strike is in Protest against the Central Government anti people, anti labour and the pro-corporate neo-liberal economic policies.
Massive Protest Demonstrations were held before our Andhra Bank, Head Office, Saifabad on both days of Strike. Our members enthusiastically participated in the PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS before all our Zonal Offices, Main Branches at all Centres/Towns and joined in the Centralised Protest Programmes throughout the Country.
The 6th National Conference of All India Andhra Bank Award Employees' Union was inaugurated by Com. CH Venkatachalam, General Secretary, AIBEA on 20.01.2012 at A Convention Centre, Vijayawada and Sri. B. A. Prabhakar, Chairman & Managing Director, Andhra Bank graced the function as Chief Guest.
A galaxy of guests Sri. S.K. Kalra & Sri. K. K. Misra Executive Directors, Com. B S Rambabu, Joint Secretary, AIBEA, Sri. R. Padmanabhan, General Manager (HR) attended the Conference wherein more than 3000 Award Staff attended from all parts of the Country.