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Indian Overseas Bank opens all-woman branch

Inauguration of all-women's branch of Indian Overseas Bank in Ludhiana. (Express) Inauguration of all-women's branch of Indian Overseas Bank in Ludhiana. (Express)
Express News Service | Ludhiana | Posted: March 10, 2014 12:03 am | Updated: March 9, 2014 11:13 pm

The Indian Overseas Bank, Ludhiana region, inaugurated the region’s second all-woman branch in Model Town on Sunday. The branch was inaugurated by Santosh Thakur and Jalan, the oldest woman customer of the branch.

Harminder Kaur, branch manager of Ludhiana’s first all-woman branch, branch mangers of other branches and staff members of other branches were also present.

Neetika Sinha, branch manager of the new branch, said that this was a step towards women empowerment through financial inclusion which would also enable women to become financially independent. Although the branch is staffed only by women, it would render services to all members of society.

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