Chandigarh 01st June:- State Bank of India has operationalised a Senior Citizen Facilitation centre at its Personal Banking Branch in Sec-8, Chandigarh. The Branch layout has been designed to suit the requirements of Senior Citizens.
The Facilitation centre was dedicated to serve the Senior Citizens on 1st June 2018 by Anil Kishora, Chief General Manager of SBI, Chandigarh Circle in the presence of Sanjay Kumar, General Manager Network-I, Surender Rana, General Manager, P. K. Mishra, DGM (B&O), Chandigarh, O.P. Kakroo, RM, Chandigarh and other Bank officials.
While interacting with media Anil Kishora, CGM said that the Branch is equipped with ATM, CDM (Cash Deposit Machine), GCC (Green Channel Counter), Swayam Passbook printing machine, Internet Banking kiosk & other equipments. Employees at the Branch have been adequately skilled & sensitised to hand hold and support Senior Citizens in using these facilities. He added further that the Branch will be conducting awareness drives every month to make Senior Citizens aware of Cyber Security requirements and will share security tips to keep their money safe.
Anil Kishora said that the Branch offers locker and instant account opening facilities, deposit products and various Loan products including Pension Loan as per Bank’s eligibility criteria. Senior Citizens can submit digital life certificate, make nomination in their accounts and can also avail of Financial Advisory services under SBIExclusifWealth Management platform.
All Pensioners banking with any branch of SBI are welcome to visit & avail of the premium services of this branch. During the first week of every month, the Branch will provide services for extended working hours.
A number of Senior Citizens & retired Senior Govt. officials graced the occasion and complimented the SBI Team for this initiative to make Banking more convenient for Senior Citizens. They highly appreciated the ambiance and layout of the branch which is customized to the requirements of the senior citizens- with low height counters; chairs placed in a configuration friendly to senior citizens; easy access of wheelchairs to the lobby and the sitting lounge etc.