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Monday 18 December 2017
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Kangra Cooperative Bank launches north India’s first core banking system

One of leading cooperative bank of the state, Kangra Cooperative Bank has launched core banking services, which will enable customers with the core banking and RTGS facility for fund transfer. Kangra Cooperative Bank, which has about 13.5 lakh customers’ base, is also mulling to introduce net banking in near time.

The technical base for the core banking system in Kangra Cooperative Bank had been established with the help of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and now the ATM card holders of the bank would be able to withdraw cash from any ATM bank machine in the country in the next seven days.

Kangra Cooperative Bank has become the third cooperative bank in the country and first of North India to have the core banking and RTGS fund transfer facilities. The other two cooperative banks that have their own core banking include Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank and Mumbai Cooperative Bank.

Many customers had shifted to other banks due to lack of RTGS facility in the cooperative bank, but now bank officials are hoping to woo customers back. To enhance its forte, Kangra bank has also signed an agreement with the LIC for selling its insurance products.



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One thought on “Kangra Cooperative Bank launches north India’s first core banking system

  1. Attar Chand Parmar

    While I would like to congratulate KCCB on this achievement , at the
    same time I would like to inform all readers and well wishers of
    Himachal that a small but the largest Co-operative Bank in Delhi has
    already got IFSC codes in April 2012 (much earlier to KCCB ) and started
    RTGS/NEFT facilities from its own platform effective 30/08/2012. And
    this Bank is none other than ” The Kangra Co-operative Bank Ltd.” a
    bank formed and being run successfully by Himachalies residing in
    DELHI. I do not know where we are figured now? 1st in northern India or?
    Attar Chand Parmar— MD&CEO “The Kangra Co-operative Bank Ltd.
    New Delhi

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