Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Reserve of India Governor Raghuram Rajan today launched the ‘RuPay’ ATM-cum-Debit Card of the HP State Cooperative Bank and with this, the bank has became the first Cooperative Bank of the country to have its own facility.
Singh and Rajan congratulated the Bank for launching ATM-cum-Debit card and being first in the country in Cooperative Bank Sector to have such Card.
HP State Cooperative Bank Chairman Harsh Mahajan said that the state Cooperative Bank is a leading bank amongst Cooperative Banks having customers base of nearly 13 lakh in six districts of the state. “It is an Apex Bank with a net work of 190 Branches and 17 Extension Counter in the most remote areas of the state. Now, the Bank has the unique distinction of being the first and the only Cooperative Bank in the India to have all its Branches on Core Banking Solutions (CBS) mode,” Mahajan said.
Mahajan said that HP State Cooperative Bank was also providing Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS)/National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) facilities through all its Branches in remotest areas of the State. He said that the Bank has its own network of 43 Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) which are also on National Financial Switch thus allowing its customers access to the ATMs of other Banks too.
Managing Director HP State Cooperative Bank Amit Kashyap, IAS and other senior officers of the Bank were present on the occasion.