· Nearly 2500 people participated
· Coins and fresh currency worth over Rs.10 crore were exchanged
26 October 2016 Lucknow: ICICI Bank, India's largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, organised 106 coin exchange melas in Uttar Pradesh, last week. These melas were held at the bank’s branches in the cities of Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Agra, Aligarh, Jhansi and Mathura among many others.
Mr. Yogesh Dayal, General Manager, Reserve Bank of India, inaugurated the event at ICICI Bank’s Hazrat Ganj branch in Lucknow.
The bank periodically organises coin exchange melas to offer a free facility of exchanging acceptable soiled and mutilated currency notes with fresh currency and coins to the general public. These are much-awaited events that receive an overwhelming response from people from all walks of life.
The coin melas held in Uttar Pradesh, saw participation of around 2500 people, where they exchanged coins worth Rs. 21 lakh in the denomination of Rs.10, Rs.5, Rs.2 and Re.1. Fresh notes amounting to Rs. 10.02 crores were also exchanged in the denomination of Rs.100, Rs. 20 and Rs.10.
These were organised as part of the 1269 coin exchange melas that were held across the country early last week.
ICICI Bank has 4,451 branches and 14,073 ATMs spread across the country as on June 30, 2016. It has around 250 branches and over to 1100 ATMs in Uttar Pradesh, along with two ‘Touch Banking’ branches in Lucknow and Kanpur respectively which are available 24X7.
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About ICICI Bank Ltd: ICICI Bank Ltd (NYSE:IBN) is India’s largest private sector bank with consolidated total assets of US$ 139.14 billion at June 30, 2016. Its subsidiaries include India's leading private sector insurance companies, securities brokerage firms, mutual funds and private equity firms. ICICI Bank’s presence currently spans 17 countries, including India.