State Bank of India (SBI) this week reminded its customers about applying for new chequebook if they were earlier customers of banks that merged with SBI last year. Besides, SBI is also running an offer via which customers can avail a 100% waiver on processing fees of home loans. If you were a customer of one of the banks that merged with SBI and have not yet got a new cheque SBI chequebook, you need to apply for it by March 31. Besides, you can also avail a waiver on your SBI home loan if you apply before March 31. The bank made these announcements this week on its official Twitter handle @TheOfficialSBI.
Details on availing SBI chequebooks by March 31
SBI said this week that the chequebooks of its erstwhile associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) which merged with it will not be valid after March 31. Five erstwhile associate banks – State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Mysore (SBM), State Bank of Travancore (SBT), State Bank of Patiala (SBP), State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH)- and BMB merged with SBI with effect from April 2017.
The earlier deadline for customers of these merged banks to avail new cheque books was September 30, which was later extended to December 31.
How to apply for new SBI chequebooks
Customers who want to apply for new cheque books can do so by the internet and mobile banking or by visiting the nearest ATMs or branches of SBI.
Users can also apply for new cheque books with SBI’s Samadhaan app
Details on 100% waiver on home loan processing fees
“Browse from our range of Home Loan products or calculate the savings of switching your existing Home Loan to SBI. Apply online before 31st March and get a 100% waiver on processing fees,” SBI said.
“SBI Home Loans is the largest Mortgage Lender in India, which has helped over 30 lakh families to achieve the dream of owning a home,” said SBI on its website, homeloans.sbi.