Due to the shutdown battle of covid-19, everything is close. However, banks are still working. The state bank of India has announced that the special payments will be transferred to the staff that is working during 21 day shutdown as well. SBI has decided to pay one day salary for every six days a week where the employees are working from 23rd March to 14th April.
SBI said- “In recognition of the selfless service being rendered by our employees to the customers in these challenging circumstances, it is felt appropriate to provide such employees with some additional payment. The Bank is sensitive to the concerns of its employees and is in solidarity with them in their dedicated efforts,”
The amount will get paid to the staff members posted in the branch that is still working.
The circular stated- “In the wake of the spread of COVID-19 virus and the subsequent decision of a complete lockdown announced by the Government of India to contain it, our branches and CPCs have been working under difficult circumstances to provide banking services to the customers,”
The bank tweeted- “We salute our staff members who continue to serve the customers even during these difficult times. All steps are being taken to ensure the safety of the employees and the customers. Here is how our branches across the country are tackling this ongoing situation.”