Since Coronavirus is a world outbreak today, people are securing their lives and the government and banks are also helping them as much as they could. The Syndicate bank and the Indian bank has also announced their safety measures for employee and customers due to the outbreak going.
The Syndicate bank said that ATM, door step banking and branch banking will be restricted and can be closed as well if things go worse. However, it does not mean that people can not make transactions at all. People can still use online banking and mobile banking for making their transactions.
Indian Bank MD and CEO said- We are concerned about the well-being of our customers during these trying times and hence, request them to opt for the Banks’ seamless Digital Banking Services (DBS).We have entered into tie-ups with a few hospitals on a tele link with a doctor for preliminary consultation if any of our employees shows any symptoms. We would also assist in arranging for testing, as required. If any employee tests positive, paid leave would be granted for treatment time. Meanwhile, all branches and offices have been advised to down shutters by 7 pm and ensure that adequate sanitisation measures of the premises are carried out.
According to the Indian Bank, only 50 percent employees will be available and people who can work from home will do the work through home only.
The bank said- “We have entered into tie-ups with a few hospitals on a tele link with a doctor for preliminary consultation if any of our employees shows any symptoms. We would also assist in arranging for testing, as required.