Mrs Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, State Bank of India launched “SBI Quick”, a simple and quick way to get balance or mini statement of account through mobile phone.
It involves a onetime registration through SMS. Thereafter, a customer can send SMS or give a missed call on a mobile number to get balance in the account or mini statement containing last 5 transactions. Information is sent by the bank through SMS.
For one time registration of the service, a customer will need to send SMS, REG<space>account number to 9223488888 from mobile number of the customer available in bank‟s records for SB/CA/OD/CC accounts. Instant confirmation is sent through SMS.
Customer may call 9223766666 or send SMS „BAL‟ for balance inquiry. Call can be made to 9223866666 or send SMS „MSTMT‟ to get the mini statement. Instant reply is sent through SMS.
In addition to this, a customer can also block ATM Card by sending a SMS to 567676 as BLOCK<space>xxxx (xxxx represents last 4 digit of the card number). The enquiry for Home loan, Car loan and SBI Quick can also be enquired by sending SMS as HOME, CAR and HELP respectively to 9223588888. The customer will receive instant SMS advising the features of the service followed by call from Bank‟s team in case of Home or Car loan.
State Bank of India has always been a pioneer in providing various customer convenience facilities through technological initiatives and „SBI Quick‟ is one more service in this direction.