Kolkata: ICICI Bank Ltd, India's largest private sector bank, organised 31 Coin Exchange Melas at its branches in Kolkata in August 2014, under the guidance of the Reserve Bank of India.
These melas were organised at 21 of its branches namely Kasba, Kalikapur, Santoshpur, Patuli, Anandapur, Minto Park, CIT, A.J.C Road, Dr Meghnad Saha Sarani, Chowringhee, Park Street, Esplanade, Beliaghata, Brabourne Road, Strand Road, Radha Bazar, G.C. Avenue, R N Mukherjee Road, Ballygunge, Ballygunge Circular Road and Topsia.
The Bank periodically organises Coin Exchange Melas to offer free facility of exchanging acceptable soiled and mutilated currency notes with coins to the general public as well as provide fresh currency notes in exchange for soiled and mutilated ones. These melas are much-awaited events that receive overwhelming response from people from all walks of life. Anyone can avail of this facility free of cost.
The events saw participation of more than 500 customers where the branches exchanged coins worth nearly Rs. 9 lacs in the denomination of Rs.10, Rs.5, Rs.2 and Re.1.
ICICI Bank has 3,763 branches and 11,447 ATMs spread across the country (at June 30, 2014). The Bank has over 95 branches in Kolkata, including two Touch Banking branches, which are operational round the clock.
The Bank services its large customer base through a multi-channel delivery network of branches, ATMs, call center, internet banking, mobile banking and Facebook banking.
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