Jana Small Finance Bank launches branch in Thakurpukur
News Desk, News Nation 360: Jana Small Finance Bank Ltd launched its newest branch in Thakurpukur, Kolkata. With this, India’s newest small finance bank has now expanded its bank branch network to 18 in West Bengal. The bank is now serving over 2,50,000 customers in West Bengal; across India, it is catering to more than 54 lakh customers, served by 16,000 employees spread across 250 branches and 262 asset centres. With its brand promise — Paise ki Kadar (value for money) — Jana Small Finance Bank is offering 9% interest on 3-year Fixed Deposits; for senior citizens, the rate is 9.6%. The bank's Group Loan customers have been opening zero-balance Basic Savings Bank
Deposit Accounts. Chief Guest, Professor Asok Kumar Banerjee, President, Calcutta Management Association and Council Member, All India Management Association was Inaugurated the Thakurpukur branch. After inaugurated the branch, he told, he was delighted to launch the branch and would like to congratulate Jana Bank for focusing on the financial inclusion agenda. Ajay Kanwal, MD & CEO, Jana Small Finance Bank told, West Bengal is a key state for their Bank. they are delighted to serve their customers with the new banking outlets. They remain deeply committed to financial inclusion. With their digital strength, their customers will leap directly into modern-day banking while availing of their first formal loan or opening a savings account. The bank is committed to opening 39 more branches in West Bengal by the start of 2020. The bank will continue to extend other product offerings like business loans, agri loans, affordable housing loans and gold loans to cater to the diverse needs of customers. Jana Small Finance Bank commenced operations in March 2018. By end of the financial year 2019-20, over 600 branches will be operational in at least 20 states and Union Territories, following the conversion of many of its microfinance storefronts into bank branches. At least 160 of its branches are presently catering to small and medium enterprises.
Report: Anustup Kundu