SBI Starts ‘Work from Home’ Facility

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The State Bank of India (SBI) has launched a new facility to enable its employees to work from home.

State Bank of India is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services company, with its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

SBI has recently approved the ‘work from home’ policy to enable its employees to work while at home using mobile devices to address any urgent requirement they may have, that prevents their travelling to work.

The SBI will be using mobile computing technologies and shall have continuous control over all the enabled devices centrally to manage and secure the data and applications on the mobile devices.

The use of technology and services shall be monitored through carefully designed MIS and dashboard to enable improvements and refinements.

Going forward cross-sell, marketing, CRM, social media management, settlement & reconciliation, complaints management applications will also be enabled to make the work from home services comprehensive and increase the employee productivity multi-fold.

In March 2016 on International Women’s Day, Chanda Kochhar, managing director and chief executive officer of ICICI Bank had launched ‘iWork@home’ for women employees. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi contributed in developing the technology platform for the ICICI Bank.

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