In a recent major announcement, State Bank of India, which is the largest commercial bank in terms of assets, deposits, profits, branches, customers and employees is now providing the facility of 'work from home' to its employees.
This initiative was taken to address any urgent requirement of the employee which prevents his/her traveling to the workplace.
Official statements from the bank
- According to official statement, the employees will be using mobile computing technologies.
- Also, employees need to have continuous control over all the enabled devices centrally to manage and secure the data on the mobile devices
- To ensure smooth functioning of work at home, the use of technology and services shall be monitored through carefully designed MIS and dashboard to enable improvements and refinements.
In order to increase its productivity multi-fold the bank said " Marketing, CRM, social media management, settlement and reconciliation, complaints management applications will be enabled to make the work from home services comprehensive and increase the employee productivity."
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In 1806, Bank of Calcutta was founded and later in 1921, it merged with the bank of Madras and Bombay and Imperial bank of India came into existence. In 1955, an act was passed for the formation of SBI to succeed the Imperial Bank of India.