SBT launches Green Channel Counter

No more form-fillings, tokens or standing in long queues now that eco-friendly paperless banking comes to Kerala.

Published: 29th January 2012 02:51 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:24 PM   |  A+A-


P Nanda Kumaran, managing director, State Bank of Travancore, launches Green Channel Counter.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The State Bank of Travancore has launched the Green Channel Counter (GCC), an innovative step towards ecofriendly, paperless banking to make Kerala more greener.

GCC leverages on its state-of-the-art technology in banking, reducing customer transaction time and avoiding pay-in slips, cheques and challans, thereby enriching customer delight and satisfaction.

The unique and novel way of banking was launched by managing director of the bank P Nanda Kumaran at its Kowdiar branch in the presence of bank’s chief general manager S Balachandran. Cash deposit, cash withdrawal and funds transfer are the facilities now available through GCC with a limit of Rs 40,000 per transaction.

The customer need not fill any forms or get tokens and stand in queues. A printed receipt will be given to the customer indicating the transactions put through the GCC.

The customer can avail of the GCC facility at the front office bank counter, through a specially designed Transaction Processing Device, by swiping his ATM debit card and entering his PIN.

The GCC facility will be extended to other branches in a phased manner.


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