If you are a regular internet banking user amid the lockdown period then you will be disappointed tomorrow as the country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has announced that its online banking would be unavailable for 40 minutes on June 20 owing to maintenance work. SBI net banking services, YONO, YONO Lite, and UPI transactions will be prohibited during this time. On its Twitter handle, the State Bank of India has recently stated that "We request our esteemed customers to bear with us as we strive to provide a better banking experience. We will be undertaking maintenance activities between 01:00 hrs and 01:40 hrs on 20.06.2021. During this period, Internet Banking / YONO / YONO Lite / UPI will be unavailable. We regret the inconvenience caused and request you to bear with us."
Meanwhile, SBI has also announced on its Twitter handle that "Your bank is now at your doorstep. Register for doorstep banking today! To know more: https://bank.sbi/dsb, Toll-Free no. 1800 1037 188 or 1800 1213 721."
Your bank is now at your doorstep. Register for doorstep banking today!— State Bank of India (@TheOfficialSBI) June 19, 2021
To know more: https://t.co/m4Od9LFR3G
Toll-Free no. 1800 1037 188 or 1800 1213 721#DoorstepBanking #DSB #Banking #StayAtHome #SBIAapkeSaath pic.twitter.com/Fr81GwcdL6
During the second phase of COVID-19 and its resulting lockdown, the largest lender of India has taken an outstanding step for the safety and security of its customers. Keeping the banking needs in concern, SBI has listed on its website that customers can make use of different Doorstep Banking (DSB) services such as Cash pickup, Cash delivery, Cheque pickup, Cheque requisition slip pickup, Form 15H pickup, Delivery of Drafts, Delivery of Term Deposit Advice, Life Certificate Pickup and KYC documents pickup. However, this service is only available to senior citizens over the age of 70, handicapped or infirm individuals with a medically approved chronic medical condition, even those who are visually challenged, single account holders, and joint account holders with either survivor/ former or survivor. One should also ensure that his or her account is completely KYC compliant, his or her mobile number is linked to the bank account, and his or her registered location is within a 5-kilometre distance of the home branch.