[AI] refusal by SBI the same old storry.

Arup Chakraborty arup_nest at yahoo.co.in
Fri May 4 13:08:46 CDT 2007


Hello friends,

I had sent an e-mail to SBI Local Head Office about my experience at the 
branch and I have received a reply. They have told me that they have taken 
up the matter with the branch and requested me to wait for some time. So let 
us wait and see how things develop.

Arup
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Harish Kotian" <kotian at gawab.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 9:34 PM
Subject: Re: [AI] refusal by SBI the same old storry.


> Hi
> In the contrary it will be faster.
>
> It is not a fair assesment to say the Ombudsman is biased.
> Harish.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "B.V." <veerakumar8 at hotmail.com>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 7:24 PM
> Subject: Re: [AI] refusal by SBI the same old storry.
>
>
>> Hai Rajesh, I think moving to ombudsman may be time consuming. Generally
>> they will support the bank's action. Writ petition or consumer complaint
>> would be fruitful.
>> BV
>> veerakumar8 at hotmail.com
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>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "rajesh asudani" <rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in>
>> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
>> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 10:52 PM
>> Subject: Re: [AI] refusal by SBI the same old storry.
>>
>>
>>> Hello Arup
>>>
>>> I think a few days ago, I had answered both of the questions in my mail
>>> about IBA guidelines.
>>>
>>> 1. A blind person can, according to guidelines, open a single/joint
>>> account
>>> at liberty.
>>>
>>> 2. Guidelines are silent about net banking, and allow ATM facility as a
>>> matter of grace and not as a matter of right. Third party cheques are 
>>> not
>>> supposed to be issued on the signature of a blind person.
>>>
>>> This is what IBA has taken CCPD order about banking to mean, and RBI
>>> presumably preoccupied with more urgent matters, has chosen to maintain
>>> silence.
>>>
>>> However, inspite of this sorry state of affairs, I fail to comprehend 
>>> why
>>> SBI should not convert your account into joint account with your niece
>>> and
>>> allow you requisite banking facilities.
>>>
>>> You may surely approach SBI officials and then, if the need be, banking
>>> ombudsman for West Bengal, who is a considerate RBI official.
>>>
>>> Rajesh
>>> Rajesh
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Arup Chakraborty" <arup_nest at yahoo.co.in>
>>> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
>>> Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2007 12:38 PM
>>> Subject: [AI] refusal by SBI the same old storry.
>>>
>>>
>>>> Dear friends,
>>>> recently I had approached SBI to convert my single user account into a
>>>> joint account with my niece. I am a bachelor so I thought I could open 
>>>> a
>>>> joint account with any of my relatives or friends. I had also asked for
>>>> cheque, ATM and Net Banking facility. But unfortunately none of these
>>>> ware
>>>> met.
>>>>
>>>> What I want to  know is 1. if there is any circular from RBI or any
>>>> competent authority about opening bank account Individual or joint by
>>>> blind persons, 2. is there any circular to allow or disallow a blind
>>>> person from having ATM and Net Banking facility?
>>>>
>>>> I am thinking of sending an e-mail to Chief General Manager SBI about
>>>> this
>>>> incident.
>>>>
>>>> Arup
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