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Rajasthan gets its first women special PNB branch

by RajasthanDirect
Nov 27, 2015

Punjab National Bank's Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Usha Ananthasubramanian today inaugurated the lender's first special women branch in Rajasthan at Vidhyadhar Nagar here.

The PNB chief also made e-inauguration of 51 outlets in the state.

On the occasion, she called upon women to save money in banks so that they could talk of their economic progress.

Women should stand up in saving the money, and for this PNB has initiated the move in pink city of Jaipur, she said.

The bank has opened similar women branches in Bengaluru and Pune, she said.

During the event, altogether 101 Mudra Loan worth Rs 1.51 crore was approved and distributed. A camp was also organised for amendment in Aadhar Card and making new cards for women folk.

The Vidhyadhar Nagar branch will now run by women employees and will only cater to women, Rakesh Shukla, Bank’s Jaipur Division Chief said in his brief introduction.

Under the bank’s “power ride scheme” for scooty, a rebate of 0.50 per cent would be given on interest. Those who are getting housing loans would be given a relaxation of 0.15 per cent interest rate and 0.25 per cent rebate on other loans, Shukla said.

Source from : business-standard

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