SBI launches facility allowing staff to work from home

State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, on Tuesday launched a new facility to enable its employees to work from home.

The board of the bank recently approved the 'Work from Home' policy to enable its employees to work at home using mobile devices in case of any urgent requirement that prevents their travelling to work.

The lender 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 bank said in a statement on Tuesday.

The use of technology and services will be monitored through carefully designed MIS and dashboard to enable improvements and refinements, it said.

The bank said 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 employee productivity multifold.