Schemes And Apps Launched By Banks 2017

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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. Here I am sharing the latest schemes and mobile applications launched by various banks. These are the Important Apps and schemes list that are launched by Indian Banks Recently to Make Banking Easy for Customers.
  • Railways launched IRCTC Rail Connect ­ a new ticketing App to facilitate booking of train tickets in a faster and easier way.
  • After its successful launch on Android, the Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) an app, has been finally launched on the iOS platform by NPCI
  • State Bank of India (SBI) launched State Bank MobiCash Mobile Wallet, in association with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).
  • State Bank of India (SBI) launched State Bank MobiCash Mobile Wallet, in association with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).
  • State Bank of India (SBI) rebranded its website as from earlier
  • The State Bank of India has launched a new wealth management product named ‘SBI Exclusif’ in Kochi, Kerala.
  • ICICI Bank became first Indian Bank to deploy ‘Software Robotics’
  • ICICI Bank launched EazyPay mobile application for merchants that allows all ­in ­one acceptance payments platform
  • HDFC Bank launched chatbot service OnChat to allow users to make payments through Facebook Messenger.
  • HDFC Bank launched IRA (Intelligent Robotic Assistant), a ‘humanoid’ at its Mumbai branch
  • HDFC life launched life insurance plan Pragati for low income group families.
  • Yes Bank launched “Yes Mobile 2.0” as new mobile banking app with multiple more features and support for banking transactions on Apple and Android­based SmartWatches
  • Yes Bank launched SIMsePAY service that allows any account holder to do money transfers, pay utility bills and other mobile banking services, without need for smart phones or internet, based on sim­sleeve technology
  • YES Bank launched unique Customizable Savings Account to enable customers to design an account as per their convenience
  • Citi Bank India introduced voice biometrics authentication system for its phone banking clients, replacing current practice of interactive voice response.
  • Citi Bank launched instant chat services for its customers named Citibank Online, First such customer support service in India by a Bank.
  • Airtel Payments Bank and Mastercard launched India’s first online debit card along with a prepaid card, accessible via Myairtel App
  • Airtel launched India’s First Payments Bank services (in name of Airtel Payment Bank Limited) in Rajasthan.
  • Karnataka Bank launched personal accident insurance scheme for savings bank account­holders with name KBL Suraksha
  • Karnataka Vikas Grameen Banks (KVGB) has come up with ‘Bank Sakhi’ innovative scheme for employing women in villages to promote & improve the cashless transactions in rural areas.
  • Vijaya Bank launched 3 innovative apps ­ VPAYQWIK, Vijaya *99# and V­eConnect+.
  • India’s first banking robot Lakshmi launched by Kumbakonam based City Union Bank (CUB) in Chennai (Tamil Nadu). Lakshmi will be first on­site huamanoid (robot) in India.
  • DCB Bank launched mVisa, a mobile­based payment solution that will make payments at retail outlets much easier
  • South Indian Bank introduced NRI ­focused mobile banking application SIB Mirror+
  • Indian e­commerce Firm Paytm launched toll­free number 1800­1800­1234 to enable transaction through mobile phones without internet connection
  • MobiKwik launched Bubble Pin as an one­step offline payments mode, which allows users to make payments without data connection.
  • RBL Bank launched ‘Aadhaar Payment Bridge System’ (APBS) for small ticket micro­finance loan disbursement
  • Punjab National Bank (PNB) launched Contactless Credit Card ­ Wave N Pay (on Visa Platinum platform), for transactions up to INR 2000
  • Kerala Gramin Bank launched FI@School Program to propagate financial literacy among school children
  • Paytm launched Paytm Mall as a mobile app and online shopping portal, aiming to offer combination of Mall and Bazaar concepts to Indian consumers on online platform.
  • Dena Bank introduced Radio Frequency Identification Card (RFID) enabled banking cards. It enables branch manager to identify a valued client entering a branch with the card.