[AI] Difficulties in Banking

Vikas Kapoor dl.vikas at gmail.com
Mon May 24 06:50:48 EDT 2010


Providing such types of facilities to a great extent depends upon the branch 
manager. It largely depends upon the attitude of the person at least at the 
initial stage. Since my college is having its account in Corporation bank, 
so out of compulsion I also had to open my account in the same bank. 
Initially the branch manager tried to create some hurdles but at a later 
stage he was convinced and currently I'm availing ATM+Internet 
banking+Credit Card facility and that too without showing any RBI/IBA 
circular/guidelines.
Vikas Kapoor,
MSN Id:dl_vikas at hotmail.com, Yahoo&Skype Id: dl_vikas,
Mobile: (+91) 9891098137.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Subramani L" <lsubramani at deccanherald.co.in>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Monday, May 24, 2010 12:59 PM
Subject: Re: [AI] Difficulties in Banking


Would recommend Corporation Bank, which is head quartered out of
Mangalore. They are pretty good in terms of providing cards ATMs and
even internet banking -absolutely no discrimination or questions over
one's disability. Also, till this march they give a credit card without
any processing fee. So pl approach a branch in your city if interested.

Subramani



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[mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Mahesh
Panicker
Sent: Monday, May 24, 2010 12:41 PM
To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
Subject: Re: [AI] Difficulties in Banking

dear Mr. Verma. .
surprised to know someone has something nice to say about PNB. I
haven't find many other organizations as obnoxious as PNB is. I had a
real struggle to get my ATM card from PNB. in fact, I'd contacted the
higher authorities as well. but at the end of the day, I had to
complaint to the RBI, and also to the NHRC and the government of India
ministry of finance to get my card. after all that, I got my card
after a good 7 months. recently too, I had a terrible time with the
PNB, when I applied for a check book. as I already mentioned, this
happened after I submitted the RBI circular on the rights of the
disabled on banking facility.
and then we all have the story of a visually challenged being asked to
provide a NOC from the parents to avail an ATM card. have you heard of
anything more obnoxious?
banks in general, and PNB in particular have a horrible record when it
comes to acknowledging the rightful claims of the disabled. so we have
to take the struggle against such horrible institutional nonsense to
all possible levels including the media.

On 5/24/10, Kamal Verma <kamalverma at pnb.co.in> wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> I am surprised to note various complaints against PNB in this list. I
am
> availing all the banking facilities, such as cheque book, debit card,
credit
> card, internet banking, etc. PNB does not ignore the blind community,
hence
> if any problem occurs, it may be communicated to the higher
authorities of
> PNB with the name and designation of the concerned officer.
>
> Thanks.
> Kamal Verma
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mahesh Panicker"
> <maheshspanicker at gmail.com>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Sunday, May 23, 2010 8:39 PM
> Subject: Re: [AI] Difficulties in Banking
>
>
>
> > banking is one area where there is a lot of discrimination against
the
> > visually challenged. opening an account itself isn't any easier, but
> > ones you open an account, getting the common banking facilities like
> > ATM cards and check book is an absolute nightmare.I've an account
with
> > the Punjab National Bank, and I had my struggle of my life to get my
> > ATM card issued. it took me a good 7 month for the same to be done.
> > the struggle for the check book was also on similar lines, and
> > although I've got the checkbook, it has come with a lot of
conditions.
> > most people on access india can tell you similar stories. I believe
> > some of our own members have taken a lot of initiative in this
regard,
> > and the 2008 RBI order is an achievement because of such
initiatives.
> >
> > On 5/23/10, BHAWANI SHANKAR VERMA <bsvermadurg at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > blind persons should organize and conduct an agitation before the
> banking
> > > division and finance ministry. this is the only solution.
> > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "rahul cherian"
> > > <rahul.cherian at inclusiveplanet.com>
> > > To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> > > Sent: Sunday, May 23, 2010 12:47 PM
> > > Subject: [AI] Difficulties in Banking
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > > Folks,
> > > >
> > > > I have been asked to prepare a comprehensive note on the issues
that
> > > persons
> > > > with visual impairment face with banking in India, especially in
>
> leading
> > > > banks such as ICICI, HDFC and SBI, along with possible
solutions. This
> > > note
> > > > has been asked for by some senior people I know personally in
these >
> banks.
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at
> the
> > > > earliest. If anyone has the details of any such note which has
been
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> > > >
> > > > Best regards,
> > > >
> > > > Rahul Cherian
> > > > Inclusive Planet
> > > >
> > > > On 23 May 2010 12:39, Srinivasu Chakravarthula
> > > <srinivasu at srinivasu.org>wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Hi Dinesh,
> > > > > Can you provide us with little more details about your problem
with
> > > > > Yahoo! Messenger so as to help you better?
> > > > >
> > > > > Regards,
> > > > > Srinivasu
> > > > >
> > > > > On 5/23/10, dinesh shukla <dineshshukla2815 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > >     dear friends I am not able to chatte with the help of
Yahoo
> > > > > massenger.
> > > > > > please help me to do  the same telling me the steps.
Dinesh
> > > Shukla.
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