Kathmandu, April 28,2015: The banking services affected due to the earthquake occurred on Saturday are to be operated smoothly from today.
Although some difficulties have been encountered resuming the banking services due to continuous aftershocks, Banks of class ‘A’ have been providing their services in the open as their physical infrastructures are damaged by the quake.
Initiatives were underway to provide the baking services after the Nepal Rastra Bank directed the banks to provide their services even after adopting alternative measures, it is learnt.
The Nepal Banijya Bank, Agricultural Development Bank and Nepal Bank are providing their services today through e-banking and ATM.
Chief Executive Officer at the Rastriya Banijya Bank, Krishna Prasad Acharya, said that they have been making arrangement of alternative measures at the hardest-hit quake affected districts.
Whereas, Vice-President of the Nepal Bankers Association, Anil Keshari Shah, claimed that private banks have also been providing their services in a smooth manner.
Spokesperson at the Nepal Rastra Bank, Dr Min Bahadur Shrestha, told the National News Agency (RSS), NRB Governor Dr Chiranjivi Nepal directed the Nepal Bankers Association to create an environment not to return any customer with empty-handed.
He said, “The NRB has been providing its all services from a new building at Baluwatar.”
Shrestha further said that the NRB was committed to provide its all services to all.