SBI reduces NEFT, RTGS charges by up to 75% in push to digitisation of economy

The reduced charges will be applicable on the transactions done through internet banking and mobile banking services offered by the bank, the bank said in an official statement here on Thursday.

IANS July 13, 2017 16:10:19 IST
SBI reduces NEFT, RTGS charges by up to 75% in push to digitisation of economy

New Delhi: After lowering the Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) charges, the State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday reduced charges for National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) and Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) transactions upto 75 percent effective 15 July.

SBI reduces NEFT RTGS charges by up to 75 in push to digitisation of economy

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The reduced charges will be applicable on the transactions done through internet banking and mobile banking services offered by the bank, the bank said in an official statement here on Thursday.

Additionally, bank has also waived charges for fund transfer of upto Rs 1,000 done through IMPS effective 1 July, 2017.

"In sync with our strategy and complementing the focus of government of India to create a digital economy, we have taken one more step to promote use of internet banking and mobile banking for doing NEFT and RTGS transactions by reduction of the charges," said Rajnish Kumar, Managing Director - NBG, SBI.

As on 31 March,  2017, SBI had 3.27 crore Internet Banking customers and nearly 2 crore mobile banking customers. Along with customer convenience, this initiative will attract more customers towards transacting digitally.

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