The largest lender of the country, State Bank of India has come to the aid of the victims of the crash of the Dubai - Mangalore based Air India Express that happened in Mangalore. The bank has offered to provide fund transfer facilities to the families of the crash victims at free of cost.
"SBI has come forward to provide assistance to families of victims who perished in the crash near Bajpe airport here yesterday," Karnataka Coastal Development Authority Chairman Nagaraj Shetty, who is coordinating the operation at Wenlock hospital here, said.
Nagaraj said that he has been told that SBI's Mangalore based branches, selected branches in Kerala and also its Dubai branch would aid in assisting fund transfer facilities and other processing services free of cost.
The other services include compensation amounts announced by Karnataka government and the centre, he said.