[AI] Banks-Volunteers

harish kotian hpkotian at rbi.org.in
Fri Sep 7 02:27:18 EDT 2007


Hi  Dinesh
Certainly, this would be very useful.
Harish.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dinesh Kaushal" <dineshkaushal at hotmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Friday, September 07, 2007 11:44 AM
Subject: Re: [AI] Banks-Volunteers


> Just an idea flashed in my mind, that we can get together to create a
> website where we put up information about different ATMs.
>
> Such a web site could describe each screen along with how to activate
> various options.
>
> This could also take in to account the exception conditions.
>
> And if possible, banks could give their inputs or they could have such a
> discription at their website.
>
> Regards
> Dinesh Kaushal
>
> blog at
> dineshkaushal.blogspot.com
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in
> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of pamnani
> Sent: Friday, September 07, 2007 9:03 AM
> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
> Subject: Re: [AI] Banks-Volunteers
>
> Rajesh they havent suggested it I have. I need to crack this problem once
> and for all.
> I am not expecting the volunteer to come with a trusted person.
> I need the volunteer who can do it independently.
> I will ensure that the volunteer has tried the ATM before putting the
> volunteer  in front of the RBI. I will also check that there is no touch
> screen and I will explain it to the RBI. Please no doubts at this stage. 
> We
> are trying all options.
>
> No volunteers as yet what happened to everybody on this list?
>
> Thanks Vetri we might have to use you if the Bombayites fail.
> Come on folks I need help and I think the cause needs help.
> Kanchan
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rajesh Asudani" <rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Cc: <kazasudhakar at rbi.org.in>; <subratadas at rbi.org.in>;
> <k.ramkrishna at idbi.co.in>
> Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2007 15:14
> Subject: Re: [AI] Banks-Volunteers
>
>
>> Well, the blind person may operate ATM machines in any one of the
>> following
>> ways:
>>
>> 1. Simplest and by far the most common way is to take assistance of
>> one's trusted sighted person; 2. By remembering the exact sequence of
>> options/menus after being told once by anybody; 3. By listening to
>> talking menus/options, in case it is provided; 4. touch screen
>> machines without talking features, not operable, but manageable with
>> assistance of one's trusted partner.
>>
>> It would be unfair to usher in a blind volunteer in a new ATM booth,
>> not having talking features, without acquainting her/him with sequence
>> of menus/options, and concluding that she/he can not operate ATM.
>>
>> I can comprehend no issue in allowing a blind person use ATM in any
>> manner 1, or 2, above, she/he wishes, even if banks may not be
>> compelled at this juncture to install talking once. They may, inn all
>> fairness, be compelled to install at least one talking ATM machine in
>> a wide area, or by any count, not to universalize touch screens.
>>
>> We must convince bigwigs that no bank takes responsibility for any
>> misuse of ATM of any customer, so blindness is immaterial.
>> Showing them practically how blind may use ATM, either by remembering
>> or by assistance from one's trusted partner, or by listening to
>> talking prompting, is tantamount to a move when women were, in the
>> beginning, asked to furnish a medical certificate about their fitness
>> to operate a typewriter!!!!!!!
>> Oh, god! Where has the intellect and abstract thinking vanished!!!!!!
>>
>> Rajesh
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Pamnani" <kanchanpamnani at hotmail.com>
>> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
>> Cc: <kazasudhakar at rbi.org.in>; <subratadas at rbi.org.in>; "K.Ramkrishna"
>> <k.ramkrishna at idbi.co.in>
>> Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2007 2:06 PM
>> Subject: [AI] Banks-Volunteers
>>
>>
>>> Need Help Urgently
>>>
>>> need 3 Volunteers from Mumbai or volunteers who are willing to come
>>> to Mumbai who will demonstrate to the RBI bigwigs that the Visually
>>> challenged can and do use A T M.
>>> The bank does not matter since all banks have branches close to the R
>>> B I in Fort area of Mumbai.
>>> My first strategy of sending complaints to the RBI Officials does not
>>> seem to have worked fully.Some benefitted but in some cases the
>>> banks are adamant they are burying their heads like ostriches and not
>>> giving proper answers. None of them say no but none of them are
>>> willing to put it in writing because they know that they will be
>>> sued. There are currently 2 cases amongst our members which need to
>>> be resolved.
>>>
>>> The plan is to show the R B I officials that we can use ATM therefore
>>> they need not fear for our security.
>>> Lets see.
>>> Kanchan Pamnani
>>> Advocate & Solicitor
>>> 9, Suleman Chambers,
>>> Battery Street, Colaba,
>>> Mumbai - 400 039.
>>>
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