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Banks in UP open only for 4 hours from today

LUCKNOW: In the wake of Covid-19 spike, banks in Uttar Pradesh will cater to customers only for four hours — from 10am to 2pm. The rule will be in effect from April 22 till May 15.
This was decided in a meeting of the State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC) held via video conferencing on Wednesday. SLBC officials said banks will remain open for internal work till 4pm. The decision can be extended beyond May 15 after assessing the Covid situation in the state.
‘Only 50% of bank staff to work daily’
United Forum of Banks Union spokesperson Anil Tiwari said, “The decision has been taken as a precautionary measure to protect bank employees. Only 50% of the staff will work daily on a rotation basis. The new rule will be implemented in all public and private banks from Thursday.”
SLBC is a state level body comprising general managers and senior employees of public and private banks in UP. The meeting was chaired by general manager of Bank of Baroda Brijesh Kumar.

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