With the surge in COVID-19 circumstances, financial institution unions on Wednesday demanded a five-day week for banking operations and capping the attendance of the workforce to 50 per cent in Maharashtra until the state of affairs improves.
In a letter to the State Stage Bankers Committee (SLBC), the United Discussion board of Financial institution Unions (Maharashtra State) additionally urged to contemplate limiting banking hours until 2 pm.
This can assist in decreasing the client interplay time on the branches/ workplaces and can, subsequently, cut back the chance of contamination among the many workers of banks and prospects, it stated.
Financial institution of Maharashtra is the SLBC convenor within the state.
The discussion board stated the bankers, being in shut contact with the general public on the whole, are extra vulnerable to the an infection, it stated.
The discussion board has additionally sought to supply booster doses to all eligible financial institution workers with the intention to management the fast unfold of an infection at this juncture.