Nagpur: The Bank of Maharashtra inaugurated their e-lobby with three ATMs, one-cash deposit machine and one pass-book printing machine on November 27, 2016.
On Sunday November 27, 2016, when the ATMs of most banks (private and nationalized) displayed signs of out of cash or out of order signs, the ATM of Bank of Maharashtra not only opened their e-lobby, but their ATMs dispensed notes of Rs 100/-, Rs 500/- and Rs 2000/-denominations. The security guard and an official of Bank of Maharashtra were coordinating and managing the crowd of citizens who had promptly lined up for withdrawals while a few private banks did dispense notes only of Rs 2000/- denomination. When other banks struggled to obtain notes for dispensing, the Bank of Maharashtra came up with this additional depositing and dispensing machines to alleviate people’s struggles.
Senior officials including Assistant General Manager Bhattacharjee, Chief Manager of Shankar Nagar Branch Parathe, Chief Manager (CPC Retail Sales) Kalwale and others were present for the inauguration.
While speaking to Nagpur Today, Senior official of Bank of Maharashtra S P Tiwari stated that the e-lobby was planned to be inaugurated by Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis and Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra Marathe on November 27, 2016. However, owing to some urgent meeting that came up unplanned, they could not be present to inaugurate the e-lobby the first of its kind for the Bank of Maharashtra in Nagpur.