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A week in a PSU banker's life

Pages from the diary of a banker that offer glimpses of his work and life

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Tamal Bandyopadhyay
Last week’s Banker’s Trust column on the work culture of public sector banks excited many bankers. Quite a few of them have reached out to me with their stories. Among their peers in the private sector too, not everybody is enjoying their job. They say the fear of losing jobs when they miss targets hangs over their head like the sword of Damocles.

From our conversation, I am recreating the diary of a general manager in a public sector bank. It gives an idea of how they balance their work and life.

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First Published: Apr 30 2023 | 3:35 PM IST

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