RBI Governor launches Indian Bank's mobile branches
July 12, 2014
Indian Bank has, as part of the urban financial inclusion initiative, launched two mobile branches with ATM facility in Chennai.
"Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram G Rajan recently launched two mobile branches with ATM facility to provide banking services in areas of Royapuram, Tiruvotriyur, Tondiarpet in North Chennai and Kannagi Nagar, Thanthai Periyar Nagar and Semmencherry in South Chennai," the Chennai-based Indian Bank said in a release on Saturday.
Under the financial inclusion initiative, Indian Bank has provided banking services to 5,098 villages, of which 4,934 villages have been covered through smart card enabled business correspondent model, the release said.
Chairman and Managing Director TM Bhasin said the bank already operates eight mobile branches providing banking services in 70 villages.
He said two more similar mobile branches with ATM facility would be launched soon in Mumbai and New Delhi.
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