People’s Bank’s opens School Banking Unit with CDM | Sunday Observer

People’s Bank’s opens School Banking Unit with CDM

People’s Bank set up a School Banking Unit with CDM at Ananda College, Colombo 10. It was opened by the CEO and General Manager of People’s Bank, N. Vasantha Kumar.

Principal, Dharmaraja College, Kandy, S.M Keerthirathne and the Corporate and Executive Management teams of People’s Bank were also present.

The objective of opening this unit is to extend banking facilities to students for enhanced convenience and safety, while inculcating the savings habit.

People’s Bank has a strong track record in providing every child with a bright future by encouraging excellence and cultivating the savings habit. The bank takes this mandate seriously and has popular children’s accounts which offer several benefits.

Deputy General Manager, Process Management and Quality Assurance, People’s Bank Renuka Jayasinghe said, “People’s Bank is pleased to inaugurate the School Banking Unit at Ananda College. A large proportion of our customer base are students and we pride ourselves on the fact that People’s Bank is the preferred bank parents recommend to their children to save for their future.

“Having our Banking Unit located within the school premises will offer unimaginable convenience to both students and parents. We believe this step will empower children with understanding of the banking process and instill the habit of saving for the future. Students can conduct a host of banking transactions at the People’s Bank Unit,” he said.

The People’s Bank School Banking Unit offers students of Ananda College a variety of services such as the facility to deposit coins and cash; make balance enquiries; no banking slips; issue a handy NFC card with Student Name, Admission No. designed with respective school colours which can also be used as School ID. Students will only need the NFC Card and fingerprint for making deposits.

The Bank’s consistent customer and community-centric approach has helped it drive innovation and customise products and services that have the maximum impact to enhance lives, all the while being a driver of financial inclusivity.