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    Receiving the BAM Awards for Corporate Social Responsibility

    It was a very rewarding time for us in India, this February.

    We have always been a socially responsible organisation, ready to extend a helping hand to the community we work with. Recognising this, the BAM Awards and Recognitions committee honoured us for our excellent contributions towards social initiatives and activities. We received this honour at the Indian Brand Convention held in New Delhi.

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    Proud recipient of 3 NIB awards

    Charity begins at home. True to this adage, we first respect and pay attention to the needs of our employees and customers, before reaching out. Through exceptional internal and external communications, we have added value to the lives of our stakeholders.

    Not just one or two! We got honoured with three prestigious NIB awards from PRCI (Public Relation Council of India) for 'Financial Inclusion', 'Best Annual Report' and 'Best In-House Journal'. The financial inclusion award was presented for spreading financial literacy to all strata of society.

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    At the Digithon Mela

    Speaking of spreading financial literacy, we also participated in Digithon Mela, to create awareness on digital payments and XPAY wallet.

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    Honoured with the NBSL Awards

    As a trusted companion for millions of travellers across India, our services have been recognised. We were deemed to be the most deserving organisation for the NBSL Awards 2017 in the category of 'Asia's Best Brand of the Year - Travel Sector', at Crowne Plaza Hotel, New Delhi.

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    16th anniversary celebrations of Karimnagar branch

    Our celebration did not end here. We had fun at the 16th anniversary celebration at the Karim Nagar branch.

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    Inaugurating the renovated Vanasthalipuram branch

    Our renovated Vanasthalipuram branch is now ready to serve customers.

Awards and recognition in India!

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    Educating customers on usage of cashless wallets

    India welcomed 2017 with hopeful anticipations on going cashless and becoming digitally enabled. Supporting the cause and with a mission to go 100% digital, we decided to prepare our customers for the same.

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    After the workshop in one of the villages on going cashless

    We participated and conducted several workshop sessions on cashless transactions and the usage of XPay Wallet. Educating people on the ease of transacting via digital modes was indeed challenging.

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    Educating customers on healthy finances body and soul

    We also met our customers from Erode, Rajaji Nagar and Virudhachalam to spread awareness, on maintaining healthy finances, body and soul.

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    During our blood donation camp

    As part of us being socially responsible, we conducted blood donation camps and yoga workshops.

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    Distributing computers in Mancombu School

    Understanding that students are the future pillars of digital India, we distributed computers and classroom aids to students at Avitoom Tirunal Higher Secondary School, Mancombu.

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    Providing educational scholarships

    We also provided educational scholarships to meritorious students who were underprivileged from Government schools at Adimaly and Mullassery.

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    Striving for Polio free India

    Eradicating polio has been a worldwide effort since many years. Supporting India’s vision to be certified as a polio-free nation, by World Health Organisation (WHO), we conducted pulse polio camps in Hyderabad on National Immunisation Day.

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    Regional Office inauguration at Kannur

    Customer service being our currency, we wanted to spread our wings to service more customer. So , we opened and inaugurated a new regional office at Kannur and clubbed the New Year celebration with it.

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    Agra branch inauguration

    To serve customers better, we also shifted the Agra branch to Shop No.12, 13, Building no. 18 /149B Kareem Complex, Opposite Pizza Hut, Fatehabad Road Agra- 282001.

    Visit us soon!

Around the World Updates

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

 Moments of Celebrations, Contests and Community Outreach – An Update from the Global Network of UAE Exchange

At the Bahrain Chapter of ICAI

Challenges, Opportunities, Fun and Celebrations in Bahrain
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At the Digitalisation Training Programme India

Facilitating Digital Drives in India
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At the 50 over Cricket tournament

Bringing Socio-Economic Reforms and Cricket in Rwanda

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Feasting at the food festival Uganda

UAE Exchange Uganda Participates in Food Festival
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Emerging resilient after the demonetisation ruffle, India had an adorable December this year. Youth power ruled the roost, cracking social and communal issues through social media and technology. Speaking of technology, the way our youth handled finances, payments, money transfer through digital wallets was beyond amazing. They were practical ambassadors for digital, cashless India. We wanted to do our bit to help them understand the nuances of cash wallet usage, so that they can derive maximum benefits from the same. We reached out and conducted digitalisation training programmes and currency workshops for the students at United Theology College (UTC) in Bangalore Mount Carmel School in Mangalore and at the Kerala Vyapari Vyavasayi Ekopana Samiti (KVVES) in Kotakkal . Understanding the importance of education and the gripes of the meritorious but underprivileged students, we provided scholarships to children from St. Joseph’s GLP & UPS school in Manacherry.

At the Digitalisation training programme

Student Workshop

Interacting with the future of India

Wondering why and how we are qualified to educate our youth on digital wallets. Here you go!

We are recipients of India’s highest independent civilian honour, Skoch New Economy Award 2016, for our XPay Cash Wallet. Our digital wallet was rated as the 3rd best among top 100 nominated projects, in serving the country well with the digital payment facilities.
We also won the VPN IBE Award 2016, which is the Business Excellence award for Customer Focus.

Proud recipient of Skotch Awards

At the VPN IBE Award 2016

Displaying our XPay Wallet

But isn’t travel the best teacher?

It broadens our mind, develops cultural empathy and helps young people develop tolerance to diversity, which is the pressing need of the hour! Realising all this, we organised an extravaganza of 10 day tour package (Delhi-Agra-Shimla and Manali) for the students of medical college, Trivandrum. The students were delighted to the core.

Getting ready to travel with us

A healthy fit body is of utmost importance to support a healthy mind. What better way to develop a fit sound body, than play football and cricket? That’s why we sponsored the football tournament at Bambrana Kumbla and the cricket match organised by the Indian Dental Association- Dakshina Kannada. And we also conducted a free eye check-up camp and distributed medicines to customers as part of our CSR initiatives.

At the football match at Bambrana Kumbla

At theCricket match by Indian Dental Association

Guess what?

Bodhan branch celebrated its 4th Anniversary with much pomp and fanfare, and the Mananthavady branch shifted to new premises for customer convenience.

4th Anniversary celebrations at Bodhan branch

Inauguration of Mananthavady branch

Now what’s December without Christmas? We brought Santa on wheels, to distribute gifts to all patrons across branches in Kerala!

Santa on wheels

Quite an eventful December, isn’t it?

Are you are a fan of Bollywood music or simply in love with Bryan Adams, Justin Beiber and Guns N’ Roses? Then a trip to Dubai in 2017 could be the ultimate musical experience for you. Imagine long nights of enthralling music, exemplary performances by top musicians, electrifying concerts and soul-stirring music – a music lover’s groovy paradise.

Here is a peek into some of the most glitzy and glamorous music festivals held in Dubai:

Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival – Promising much more than jazz, this unbeatable mix of quality live entertainment is one of the oldest music concerts held in Dubai, and it will celebrate its 15th edition in 2017. This year the festival is all set to commence on February 22nd , 2017 and the performers lined up for this year’s show are: Tom Jones + The Rad Trads, Mariah Carey + Raul Midon, Enrique Iglesias + Nathan Sykes. Get set for music explosion!

dubai music lovers

Cairo Sound Music Festival – This is a new cultural project launched and is all set to become a series of festivals in the UAE. This festival promotes Egyptian culture and music in Dubai, bringing together Middle-Eastern expatriates and music lovers from all around.

Redfest DXB 2017 –Thumping music, good food and an exotic setup, could it get any better? This year the festival takes place on February 2nd and 3rd and will feature Demi Lovato, Alessia Cara, Sean Paul, The Veronicas, Mike Posner, to name a few.

Party in the Park – This one-day music festival is a must visit for both music lovers and non-music lovers. This festival celebrates the end of summer and beginning of winter. Let your favorite DJs tear up the night while you groove the night away. This hugely successful party saw an attendance of 10,000 people last year and this year it’s all set to blow your mind away on November 11th .

Piknic Electronik – This is also a one-day music fest, which is renowned internationally. This festival is ideal for families - adults as well as kids can have the time of their life here.

And, don’t worry if you find it difficult to pay for tickets online. Customers can now visit any UAE Exchange branch to buy tickets for all major entertainment events in the UAE. And if you’re travelling from to Dubai, to soak yourself in music, you can always purchase a travel card and load it on the go and enjoy.

Now get ready to hum, sing, and groove the night away with music, food, fun and laughter.

Motherhood (and indeed fatherhood too) is a life-changing experience. The first few weeks of being a new parent can be an emotional and anxious time. Thankfully, there exists a host of baby-related technologies that can make life easier for worried new mummies. Here, in alphabetical order, is our list of the top technologies for parents of small babies.

Breastfeeding app: There are lots of apps available which allow you to keep track of nursing sessions, the side you nursed on last, and alternate breast and bottle feedings. A popular app you can try is “Baby Tracker: Nursing”.

A new mom Technologies that can make your life better
Online forums: Online communities have come into their own, lending much needed advice and support. “British Mums Dubai” is an example. The website is aimed primarily at expat mums and offers baby advice, weaning tips, competitions and access to a community of mums who’ve already been there and are ready with helpful advice. It’s linked to their Facebook group, which you can request to join.

Digital Ear Thermometer: You will use it many times every day, to check whether that crying is because your baby is ill or just fussing! You can also use it at night without waking the baby up if he or she feels hot. It’s not glamorous, but is an essential piece of technological kit.

Itzbeen Pocket Nanny: This hand-held device helps you record and monitor your baby’s naps, feedings and diaper changes- essential for those sleep-deprived weeks where you can’t remember the last time you changed your baby!

White Noise Machine: There are many of these available, and all emit white noise similar to that heard in the womb, to help shush your baby to sleep. A popular option is the Baby Shusher, which emits a constant rhythmic shushing sound designed to mesmerise your baby into a calm sleep.

WiFi baby monitor: The days of the static “radio” baby monitor are long gone. Baby monitors have revolutionised in the digital age, and now use WiFi, 4G and smartphones so you can easily keep an eye on your sleeping baby from anywhere. The best ones offer high-security, password-protected streaming to keep you and your baby secure.

There are many technological advances to help make your parenting experience better. But perhaps the most essential piece of technology is a data-enabled smartphone, whether to google a strange rash, look up baby products, or simply while away the midnight feeds with some gentle browsing.

Happy parenting!

UAE Exchange India, conducted a Cricket tournament at Swantons Cricket Club and also supported the first district chess championship for the hearing impaired organised by Ernakulam District Sports Council of the deaf at Regional sports centre, Kadavantra.

Extending our support to the the players at the Swantons

At the chess championship for deaf

UAE Exchange India participated at the ASSOCHAM Digital Meet and addressed the gathering on ‘XPay Cash Wallet as a Digital step towards cashless economy”.

At the ASSOCHAMDigital Meet

 

Meeting the press

UAE Exchange India inaugurated a new branch in Ooty and the 2nd branch at Visakhapatnam. We also celebrated the 11th, 5th and 4th anniversary of the Kurnool, Bhimavaram and Adilabad branch respectively.

Inaugurating new branches

Anniversary Celebrations

বিজয়ের উল্লাস
ইউ এ ই এক্সচেঞ্জ বিজয়ের উল্লাস প্রোমোশনে বিজয়ীর নাম ঘোষণা করছে
আপনি কি উৎসুক জানতে যে আপনি বিজয়ী হয়েছেন কিনা?

আসুন দেখি কে বিজয়ী হয়েছেন... 

Winner Name Mobile Number ending with Email
Bilkis jahan Khan 4700

bilkisjkhan@gmail.com

 আন্তরিক শুভেচ্ছা বিজয়ীকে! আমরা সব অংশগ্রহণকারীদের যারা এই প্রতিযোগিতায় একটি বিশাল সাফল্য তৈরি আমাদের আন্তরিক কৃতজ্ঞতা ও আন্তরিক শুভেচ্ছা জানাচ্ছি.

 

বিজয়ী আমাদের বিষয় লাইনে 'সংযুক্ত আরব আমিরাতে বাংলাদেশ জিত দিবস কনটেস্ট' সঙ্গে তাদের পুরো নাম, ঠিকানা, যোগাযোগের নম্বর, ই-মেইল আইডিটি এবং socialmedia.team@uaeexchange.com পরিচয় প্রমাণ একটি কপি প্রেরণ করার জন্য অনুরোধ করা হয়.

Bijoyer Ullash Winners

Name

Mob Number end with

E-mail

Bilkis jahan Khan

4700

bilkisjkhan@gmail.com

Eager and curious to know if you have won? We too are!

UAE Exchange takes immense pleasure in announcing the winners. 

And the winners are...

Winner Name Mobile Number ending with Prize
Ghinwa Merheb
939

Samsung Galaxy A5 

Anas PV
348

Samsung Galaxy A3

Ruby Guevarra

516

500 AED Cash Voucher 


Congratulations to all the winners!
We extend our heartfelt gratitude and best wishes to all the participants who made this contest a huge success.

Winners are requested to send us their full name, address, contact number, email-id and a copy of identity proof to socialmedia.team@uaeexchange.com with ‘UAE National Day Contest 2016’ in the subject line.

winners of UAE National day contest

UAE Exchange India addressed the Digital Money 2016 conference organised by Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on the topic ‘Uses & Business case for faster Corporate Payments’.

Addressing the IAMAI Digital Money 2016

UAE Exchange India added several feathers to its cap, by winning numerous awards and tournaments!

Winning all the way

We inaugurated a new branch in Kundapur, Karnataka on 10 October 2016.

Inaugurating new branch in Kundapur

We also celebrated our 36th anniversary with much fanfare. We also participated in the Ananthapuri Nritha Sangeetha Fest, a musical treat in Pattom and in the annual day celebration of Pushpagiri medical college in Thiruvalla.

UAE Exchange India Ernakulam region participated in Haritholsavam 2016 during the World Egg Day celebration from 8 to 12 October 2016.

Celebrations

UAE Exchange India sponsored events such as the IRC – ICSI conference meet in Kochi, the 72nd South India Shuttle Badminton Ranking Tournament at CSN Cultural Trust Ottapalam and the the Kanjirapilly Young Men’s Association, Varnapakittu programme. 

At IRC ICSI conference meet

Sponsoring the badminton tournament

Sponsoring KYMA Varnapakittu

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