The Kiosk Banking is the initiative taken by the RBI for those living in villages or other remote areas who are deprived of banking services due to the non-availability of a bank branch in their locality. … Instead, the bank comes to the village where the person can make the transactions. What is kiosk service?

An interactive kiosk is a computer terminal featuring specialized hardware and software that provides access to information and applications for communication, commerce, entertainment, or education. … Integration of technology allows kiosks to perform a wide range of functions, evolving into self-service kiosks.

Kiosk banking is the important step taken towards the financial inclusion. The financial inclusion means enabling the weaker sections of the society or low-income groups to access financial services and avail the credit at a low or affordable cost. The Kiosks are the small internet-enabled booths established in the villages where the customers can come and avail the basic banking services.

The idea behind the functioning of the kiosk is that it should be supported by the banks in private, public and cooperative sectors through the use of shops. These acts as a touch point between a bank and the customer where the banking services such as deposits, withdrawals, remittances apart from the micro-credit, insurance, and overdraft services could be delivered.

This can be done through a retailer, who can open a no-frills bank account for a customer by taking the photographs and recording the fingerprints and other necessary details of the customer. Then, these details along with the requisite documents are sent to the bank branch to carry out their processing. Once the account is created, the customer can withdraw or deposit money anytime through the internet enabled kiosk branch.

A retailer can open a no-frills bank account for a customer by recording fingerprint details and taking a photograph of the customer. The details along with other documents are forwarded to the affiliated bank branch to carry out the know-your-customer process. Once the account is up, a customer can withdraw, deposit or remit a maximum of Rs 10,000 per day through the internet-enabled kiosk branch.

State Bank of India which has the largest branch network in the country invites eligible individuals/ NGOs/Companies (other than NBFCs)/ other entities to join hands with us to take banking to all.

SBI Kiosk transactions are bio-metrically secured; printed acknowledgment for each transaction is issued to the customer and has End-to-end process of account opening & transactions online. Micro savings and Micro remittance are done through No Frills Savings Bank Account.

Q.1 What Services will SBI Kiosk banking provides?

Initially, SBI Kiosk banking will provide the following services:

  • Deposit of Cash
  • Withdrawal of Cash
  • Money transfer to another SBI account holder in other locations

SBI can enhance the product list of BC. However BF work shall start after stabilization of BC work.

Q.2. How to become a Partner for SBI Kiosk Banking?

CSC SPC will enroll SCA as Sub BC and VLE shall be Customer Service Point (CSP) as per agreement with SBI for this facility. This facility and partnership is available for all CSC retail offices with Web connectivity. VLE can enroll for this facility through SCA.

In some state other agencies are also involve for implementing the kiosk banking in authorized areas and my oxygen is one of them which is assigned for Madhya Pradesh state for providing kiosk Banking outlets.

Earn on opening New Account, every Cash Deposit/ Cash Withdrawal/ Loans and Money Transfer or any services of the bank.

For More information about kiosk banking please visit at nearest SBI Bank or Contact Service Center Agency (SCA) of your own area.