- Baroda Military Salary Package to offer banking services to the armed forces
New Delhi. 23 December 2020. Bank of Baroda, one of India’s largest Public Sector Banks, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard and renewed its existing MoU with the Indian Army, to offer specially customized banking services through ‘Baroda Military Salary Package’, The Bank has made the same arrangement with Indian Air Force also, thereby covering all the four Armed Forces under Ministry of Defence. A similar package has been introduced by the Bank for the Central Armed Police Forces also.
Services under ‘Baroda Military Salary Package’ will be offered to serving and retired personnel of Indian Armed Forces through the Bank’s network of 8200+ domestic branches and around 20000 BC touch points. The package offers very attractive benefits including free Personal Accidental Insurance cover, Permanent Total Disability cover, Partial disability Cover and Air Accident Insurance Cover of sizable amounts, as well as Higher Education Cover and Girl Child Marriage Cover on death in case of serving personnel.
Other offerings under the package include unlimited free ATM transactions at all Bank ATMs, waivers / concessions on various service charges in retail loans, free remittance facility through RTGS / NEFT, free Demand Draft / Banker’s Cheque, substantial discount in locker rentals, waiver in Demat Maintenance charges and various additional benefits in usage of Debit Cards and Credit Cards.
Speaking on the occasion, Executive Director of the Bank, Vikramaditya Singh Khichi said “We at Bank of Baroda are pleased to associate with our armed forces and with this initiative, it is our endeavor to offer an enhanced banking experience for the serving and retired Indian Armed Forces personnel. The in-built features and facilities offered under the ‘Baroda Military Salary Package’ make it one of the best-in-class salary and pension packages available in the banking industry.”
The MOUs were signed by Vikramaditya Singh Khichi, Executive Director, on behalf of Bank of Baroda and Lt Gen Ravin Khosla, AVSM, SM, VSM, DG (MP & PS) on behalf of the Indian Army, in the presence of Lt Gen Harsha Gupta, AVSM, YSM, VSM, Adjutant General; and on behalf of Indian Coast Guard by Deputy Inspector General D S Saini, TM, Principal Director (Administration). The ‘Baroda Military Salary Package’ was also presented to the Indian Air Force.
The MoU between the Bank and Indian Navy was signed by Shri Ashwini Kumar, General Manager (Government Relationships and PSU), on behalf of Bank of Baroda in the presence of Shri Vikramaditya Singh Khichi, Executive Director of the Bank, and Cmde Neeraj Malhotra, Cmde (P&A) on behalf of the Indian Navy, in the presence of Rear Admiral Girish K Garg, ACOP (AC).