The SBI Pungro Branch was inaugurated on 20th February 2012 with Parliamentary Secretary for CAWD, Torechu as the chief guest.
Speaking on the occasion as the chief guest, Torechu said that the inauguration of the banking services in the area would benefit the area people and added that it was a long cherish dream for the area that has come a reality. He thanked the DAN government for providing the facility and services and further called upon the gathering to maintain unity and extend their cooperation and supports to the government in order to bring more development in the rural area. He also expressed hope that SBI will render its service not only to Pungro area but also to the surrounding areas under Pungro sub-division.
Invocation prayer was said by Pastor Pungro Baptist Church, Yimto while benediction was pronounced by Parish Priest St. Paul Church Pungro Town, Rev. Fr. Anthony. The programme was chaired by SDO (C) Pungro, Dr. Tinujongshi.