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Karnataka Bank launches bank account drive eyeing 4.15 lakh new clients in 3 months

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Mangaluru: With the intention of taking banking to the door steps of general public, the Karnataka Bank has launched a special Current account and Savings Bank account campaign. Under the said nationwide campaign which will remain in force for a period of three and half months from 15 Nov 2016 to 28 Feb 2017, the bank intends to open more than 4.15 Lakh Current and Savings accounts with active involvement of its entire work force.

Public is requested to make use of this opportunity by opening Savings Bank/Current account with requisite K.Y.C. documents. Further, bank offers host of Savings accounts namely “SB General”, “SB Small”, ” SB Sugama” – Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account [BSBD] for general public, “KBL-Vanitha” for women, “KBL-Kishore” for children between 10 & 18 years, “KBL-Tarun” for students between 18 and 25 years, “KBL-Salary Privilege” for salaried persons, Insurance linked SB accounts, “SB-Money Platinum”, “Ruby” and “Sapphire” for HNIs. Likewise the bank offers six types of Current Accounts namely “CA General”, “Money Pearl”, “Money Ruby”, “Money Diamond”, “Money Diamond Plus” and “Money Platinum” to suit the business needs of different segments of the market. 

Bank will also extend free of charge add-on facilities such as VISA/RUPAY Debit Card which can be used at ATMs, Merchant Outlets and Online Transactions over the Internet; Internet Banking, Mobile Banking, Mobile Apps (KBL SMARTZ, KBL ApnaApp, KBL –m Passbook, POS Manager), SMS alerts and Missed Call Banking. These facilities will go a long way in enhancing the convenience of banking anywhere, 24 X 7. In addition to the said facilities, Current account customers like Traders, MSME customer’s etc. can avail the Point of Sales [POS] services to boost their business opportunities. Bank also provides Personal Accident Insurance, “KBL Suraksha” to its Savings Banks customers at nominal rates. 

As on June 30, 2016, the Bank had 733 branches, 1,297 ATMs and (e-lobbies/Mini e-lobbies) across India. “The customer has always been the focal point of all our initiatives. Inorder to cater to the changing needs of our customer, bank has recently introduced two Mobile Apps, viz KBL MOBILE App and KBL SMARTZ (UPI App). To encourage and inculcate the banking habit among women, it has an exclusive Savings Bank account scheme, named KBL-Vanitha, under which the Bank offers jewellery insurance of Rs. 50,000 and Personal Accident Insurance of Rs. 1 Lakh free of cost. This CASA Campaign will provide an opportunity to our staff members to reach out to the general public with our product offerings. I am confident of good response from the public, “said P Jayarama Bhat, MD and CEO of the Bank.

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