Government to Install ATMs and Micro ATMs at Over 1.25 Lakh Post Offices Across the Country

Published: 19th December 2015 08:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th December 2015 08:34 AM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha announced that the work was on to install ATMs and micro ATMs at over 1.25 lakh post offices across the country to help people living in far-flung areas to withdraw money.

Sinha told Lok Sabha that ‘Bank Mitra’, people hired temporarily at branches with inadequate staff, will also be of a big help in this regard.

Replying to a question about vacancies in public sector banks, he said that all the backlog vacancies are being filled.

The minister also said that over 60,000 people have been recruited against the retirement of 38,000.


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