State Bank of India sanctioned a loan of Rs.1 lakh to 15 visually challenged artistes of the city. Bank’s General Manager T.S. Krishna Swamy handed over musical instruments worth Rs.1 lakh to the Swaranjali Blind Artistes’ Association on Wednesday.

While SBI released the loan, BC Welfare Corporation released the margin money. Bank’s Deputy General Manager N.S.N. Rao and Assistant General Manager S.V.S. Ramprasad were present.