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Customer service hours at banks in Odisha were changed

Bhubaneswar:25/4/21: In view of the Covid upsurge, the customer service hours at banks in Odisha were changed today. As per a decision taken by the State government, the customer service hours at banks have been from 10 AM to 2 PM, and the banking hours from 10 AM to 4 PM.

The new timing of banks in the State has been effective from April 26 till May 15, 2021. The State’s Finance Department wrote to the State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC) in this regard today.

On Saturdays up to May 15, 2021, the weekend shutdown will be observed as well in all urban center bank branches and offices coming under the jurisdiction of ULBs in the State in sync with the order of the State government.

The Finance Department’s letter also stated administrative offices and branches of banks will function with reduced staff of 50% on rotation basis.

However, branches having five or less staff, suitable decision may be taken by the respective controlling offices with regard to staff requirement keeping in view the business of the branch for effective functioning of the branch and ensure uninterrupted banking service to the public, it read.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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