As a means to provide banking facilities to a larger Nepali mass Bank of Kathamndu Ltd. opened its 2 new branches in Kathmandu: Maharajgunj andOld Baneshwor, Battisputali. The new branches were opened amidst inauguration functions where Maharajgunj branch was inaugurated by Chairman of the Bank Narendra Kumar Basnyat and Old Baneshwor by Director of the Bank Satya Narayan Manandhar. With the addition of two new branches Bank of Kathmandu now has a total of 45 branches and 7 counters throughout the country. Apart from this, the customers can utilize the facility of its network in 54 ATM counters.
The branches were opened with the motive to provide banking facilities to people residing in these areas who have yet to experience Banking activities and its advantages. The bank has taken the policy of expanding its branches throughout the country focusing in all 3 major areas; Urban, Semi-urban & Rural community. The bank is actively working towards introducing newer services and will be opening additional branches in future. The Bank has been successful in providing services to various customers from Dhangadi in Western Region to Birtamod in the eastern as well as Jumla in the remote areas. The Bank now has its presence in 13 zones and 27 Districts of the country and will soon be opening a Branch in the Sagarmatha Zone and henceforth will be covering all the 14 zones of the country.
According to a press release, addressing the inauguration function Chairman of the Bank Narendra Kumar Basnyat stated that the Bank is always keen to provide its services to maximum number of people serving customers from both urban and rural areas. Likewise, Director Mr. Stay Narayan Manandhar quoted that Customer Satisfaction has always been Bank’s priority.
Bank of Kathmandu Ltd. earlier received the prestigious ‘Bank of the Year 2011- Nepal’ award from The Banker -Financial Times London. The award was announced by Financial Times during its annual award hosting ceremony on 30th November 2011.
The newly opened branches in Maharajgunj andOld Baneshwor will provide service of deposit, loan, ATM, remittance and several other facilities offered by the Bank.