Public sector banks will now have uniform timings across all states as per a new directive issued by the Indian Department of Financial Services.
Customer banking hours will now be from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in all public sector banks starting today, 1 October 2019.
Lunch hours will be from 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm.
Earlier within Bank as well some branches had different timings, now after this notification, all public sector banks will operate from 10 AM to 4 PM in Karnataka and other states. Some states have different timings.
Implementing uniform business hours negates confusion among customers, especially when conducting transactions outside their home branch.