· Nearly 30,000 people participated
· Coins and fresh currency worth Rs. 31 crore were exchanged
Mumbai 17 October 2016: ICICI Bank Ltd, India's largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, organised 1269 coin exchange melas across the country last week. These melas were organised at the bank’s branches at major metro cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai as well as non-metros like Agra, Bhopal, Patna and Madurai among many others. Senior dignitaries from the Reserve Bank of India inaugurated these melas at various locations.
ICICI 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. Anyone can avail of this facility free of cost.
The coin melas held across the country saw participation of around 30,000 people, where they exchanged coins worth Rs. 7 crore in the denomination of Rs.10, Rs.5, Rs.2 and Re.1 as well as fresh currencies amounting to Rs. 24 crore in the denomination of Rs. 100, Rs. 50, Rs. 20 and Rs. 10.
ICICI Bank has 4451 branches and 14073 ATMs spread across the country at June 30, 2016.
ICICI Bank services its large customer base through a multi-channel delivery network of branches, ATMs , call center, internet banking (www.icicibank.com), mobile banking, banking on Facebook & Twitter and ‘PocketsbyICICIBank’ the country’s first digital bank on mobile.
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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.