BY TC News Desk
Agartala, October 16, 2022: On the occasion of 75 years of India’s independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated 75 digital banking units in 75 districts of the country through a virtual conference. As part of this occasion, two digital banking units have been inaugurated in the state- Union Bank of India in Agartala city and Punjab National Bank in Udaipur.
While inaugurating the Digital Banking Unit of the Union Bank of India (UBI) at Agartala city, ICA minister Sushanta Chowdhury said that these DBUs are bringing digital banking facilities to every corner of the country. This service will be delivered to all states and Union Territories. 11 public sector banks, 12 private sector banks and one small financial institution have participated in this initiative.
“I participated in the inauguration ceremony of the digital banking unit today through the virtual conference of the Prime Minister along with the whole country. One of the 2 digital banking units inaugurated in our state today is Union Bank of India in capital Agartala and Punjab National Bank in Udaipur”, he added.
Chowdhury said “These DBUs will provide people with a variety of digital banking facilities such as opening savings accounts, checking account balances, printing passbooks, fund transfers, fixed deposit investments, loan applications, credit or debit card applications, and bill and tax payments. It will even be possible to apply for a loan from the digital banking unit.”