KOTAK Mahindra Bank (Kotak) has launched its ‘ATM on Wheels’ facility in Pune. The mobile ATM will bring cash withdrawal services to local neighbourhoods during this critical period when it is advisable to restrict outdoor activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The mobile ATM facility is available to both Kotak customers and non-customers and will operate on all days, including weekends.
The Kotak Mobile ATM facility is now available in six cities – Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and Pune.
Similar to a regular ATM, the ATM on Wheels offers key banking services such as cash withdrawals and access to account-related information such as account balances and mini statements. The fully networked mobile ATM is connected to the central database using the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) technology.
Puneet Kapoor, President – Products, Alternate Channels and Customer Experience Delivery, Kotak Mahindra Bank said, “As we fight the COVID-19 pandemic together, it is imperative that we follow all the guidelines laid down by the authorities, including not venturing out as far as possible. Kotak’s ATM on Wheels gives citizens of Puneconvenient and easy access to cash withdrawal services in their locality.”
All safety procedures including wearing of masks by staff and customers, providing hand sanitiser to every customer before use of the ATM, periodic sanitisation of the ATM and maintaining social distancing as customers stand in a queue to use the ATM will be strictly followed.