In order to provide the best security at all the ATMs of the bank, State bank of India has decided to bring the ATMs, under a remote surveillance system by the end of this fiscal year.
In addition to the monitoring of these 24X7 running ATMs, this security system will also provide the remote locking of counters and shutting down machines during eventualities. At present bank is having total number of 1,831 ATMs in odhisa and is planning to add more ATMs in the state. The security of the ATMs has been a major concern for the banks, so to enhance the security for the customers bank has decided to come up with this measure.
To have the security guards at all the ATMs is not a feasible option, it better to have all the ATMs equipped with the electronic security equipments. The bank is set to establish 43 new branches in the current 2014-15 fiscal taking the total number to 822. It will also add 6000 new customer points to the existing 1,345.