Delhi, 20th June 2023: Bank of Maharashtra, a premiere public sector bank in the country, organised a customer connect and outreach program at Delhi on 19th June, 2023. Shri Asheesh Pandey, Executive Director, Bank of Maharashtra attended the event along with Smt. Chitra Datar, General Manager, Govt. Business and Shri Arun Kabade, General Manager, Digital Zone Head Office. Mr. Harishankar Vats, Deputy General manager & Zonal Manager Delhi; Mr. Mukesh Kumar Upaddhyay, Deputy General Manager & Zonal Manager, Chandigarh; Mr. Mukesh Kumar Sharma, Zonal Manager, Noida Zone, along with the Branch Managers and staff hosted the event. More than 150 customers from diverse fields viz. Retail, MSME, Agriculture, SHGs, Corporate, Export-Import, Forex, Start-ups etc. participated in the event.
While addressing the event Shri Asheesh Pandey, Executive Director said, Bank in its constant endeavour organising Customer Connect and Outreach Programs across the country. We envisage connecting to more and more customers while generating awareness about Government schemes with perfectly tailored commercial &retail products, which will make our customers self-reliant.
Shri Pandey opined, “We are receiving highly encouraging response from such Customer Connect and Outreach Programs for two reasons, one being customer’s feedback, which is helping the bank in making new schemes/products and improving further and second being reinforcing customer patronage to the bank, resulting into substantial business support. He also highlighted the growing importance of Digital Banking Channels and the proactive measures undertaken by the Bank to meet the evolving needs of the customers.
This Customer Connect and Outreach Program witnessed credit sanction letters of more than Rs. 2070.98 Cr. given to the beneficiaries in the event at the hands of Shri Asheesh Pandey, Executive Director, and other dignitaries present. Shri Pandey encouraged everyone to contribute in making our country “Atmanirbhar” with a strong commitment to inclusive growth. The outreach program garnered total of 1129 CASA accounts opening. Moreover, through the program a substantial number of customers enrolled in different social security schemes viz. 2082 Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), 3314 Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and173 Atal Pension Yojana (APY) enrolments. In addition, 350 Senior Citizens Savings Scheme(SCSS) accounts, 208 Public Provident Fund (PPF) accounts, and 112SukanyaSamriddhi Yojana (SSA) accounts were also opened.
Taking forward the Digital India mission, more than 220 customers were provided with digital products like internet banking & mobile banking registrations, online savings account opening and FASTag activations. The program involved the participation of branches of the Delhi, Chandigarh and Noida region celebrated the outreach event in their respective locations.
The customer outreach program exemplified Bank of Maharashtra’s unwavering dedication to fostering financial inclusivity and empowering customers with diverse and innovative banking solutions. By facilitating access to accounts and government savings schemes, along with the provision of digital products, the bank is actively driving progress towards a more inclusive and digitally enabled society.