New Delhi : State Bank of India (SBI) has taken a unique initiative by creating two distinctive 12.5 ft. artworks namely ‘Manasvi’ and ‘Tapasvi’. Rajnish Kumar, Chairman, SBI today inaugurated both exceptional artworks at the Local Head Office (LHO) in New Delhi.
Around 400 computers, more than 2000 microchips, over 400 keyboards and above 200 discarded credit cards were used to create these two artworks. Manasvi means the intelligent one with a pure great thought, whereas Tapasvi means a saint in a state of meditation.
The magnificent art work is done by Vijuy Ronjan, CGM, Delhi Circle, SBI, these artworks have been built and designed by a Jaipur based artist Mukesh Kumar Jwala in just 3 months under a series called ‘Mother SBI’.
Speaking on the occasion, Rajnish Kumar, Chairman, SBI said, “It gives me immense pleasure to present one-of-its-kind artworks, built with the vision of maintaining ecological balance in the nation. It is a proud moment for us, as the bank with extensive R&D and numerous e-Wastes, came up with the innovative concept of ‘Manasvi’ and ‘Tapasvi’. We believe these artworks would inspire us to serve our customers with more commitment and dedication.”
These artworks have been built in yoga and meditation postures which imply the message of being healthy along with environmental protection. ‘Manasvi’ and ‘Tapasvi’ depict SBI in human form as a woman that also reflects SBI’s consciousness towards India’s strong and healthy economy.
SBI has been integrating all its banking services with environmental sustainability.