Bhubaneswar:308/9/19: The working hours of all government banks across Odisha has been changed and will now function from 10 AM to 4 PM from tomorrow onwards.
The MD & CEO of UCO Bank, Atul Kumar Goyal on Monday stated that working hours in all the government banks across the state has been changed and will now function from 10 AM to 4 PM.
The decision has been taken by State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC).
In order to unify the opening time of the banks, the banking division of the Finance Ministry had held a meeting in June through video conferencing. It was decided in this meeting that the functioning of banks should be done according to the convenience of the customers. For this, approval was given to change the timings of the banks.
The Indian Bank Association (IBA), in the meeting, gave three options for opening timings of the bank branch.
The first option was to open banks from 9 AM to 3 PM, the second option was from 10 AM to 4 PM and the third option was from 11 AM to 5 PM. The IBA asked the banks to make a decision about banking time by meeting the district level customer coordination committee by 31 August.