GORAKHPUR: On Thursday, Ashutosh Tripathi, chief post master general, UP circle visited the city and announced core banking facility and installation of 13 ATMs in the district.
While talking to reporters, Tripathi said, "We are launching core banking facilities in the district from the next month. The entire eastern UP sector is divided into 4 divisions including Gorakhpur, Balia, Azamgarh and Deoria. The core banking work will be initiated in these four areas and later in other districts of the area. The system will work on the lines of nationalised banks and account holder will get transaction message on their mobile phones."
"At present, we have 2 crore and 95 lakh account holders in UP and we are all set to enhance the quality of service to facilitate our customers. We have marked 22 post offices at present and by the next month we'll mark 73 post offices for initiating core banking facility. Around 48 lakh accounts have been opened in Gorakhpur zone whereas 12 lakh accounts have been opened in Gorakhpur division, including Gorakhpur and Maharajganj," he added.
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