SBT ATM in Sabarimala

Thiruvananthapuram: State Bank of Travancore (SBT) will set up two special 'pilgrim banking centres' and an ATM in the environs of the Sabarimala temple.

Dr N Babu, the president of the Travancore Devaswom Board, will inaugurate the bank's ATM at Pamba on 16 November. This ATM will be linked to the bank's network and also to the countrywide network of the State Bank group.

The pilgrim banking centres will offer several facilities to pilgrims including the encashment of demand drafts issued either by SBT or other banks of the State Bank group, issue of demand drafts on all branches of banks in the State Bank group, phone, fax and email facilities and so on. These centres will also offer pilgrims facilities for the safe custody of their money.