SBOA Play School
As part of its non-bargaining activity, the SBIOA (Chennai Circle) Sponsored the State Bank of India Officers’ Association Educational Trust in the year 1978. The trust was inaugurated on 6th June 1979 in synchronization with the International Year of the Child. The SBIOA Educational Trust was registered as a society under Societies Registration Act, to establish and manage educational institutions for the benefit of the members’ children as well as deserving students irrespective of caste, colour, or creed. The first project of the SBIOA Educational Trust was the school that was started in June 1979 at Anna Nagar, Western Extension, Chennai in a compact area of 6.2 acres. In the same year the Trust took over the primary school in Madurai for developing it into a High School.
At present, the trust runs 3 schools at Chennai, two at Madurai, Tiruchirappalli & Coimbatore and one at Kochi. At present there are about 30,000 children studying in all nine schools. The trust has provided employment opportunity to nearly 1500 teaching and non-teaching staff in all ten schools. All the schools under the Management of the Trust are run efficiently, producing cent percent pass in Public Examinations year after year. In order to ensure continuous professional development of Teachers, the Trust has an academy viz. SBIOA Higher Academy of Research and Professional Enhancement (SHARPEN).
SBI Officers’ Association Educational Trust:
The State Bank of India Officers’ Association (Chennai Circle) is the sole collective bargaining body of Four Thousand Officers working in the State Bank of India in Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Pondicherry. Its primary objective is to unite all the Officers working in the circle for collective bargaining purposes and to secure for its members better service and fair working conditions. It is also committed to redressing their grievances and improving quality of life of its members economically, socially and culturally. It was registered on August 14, 1965 as ‘State Bank of India Officers’ Association (Madras Circle)’ under the Trade Union Act.
State Bank of India Officers’ Association (Chennai Circle)