Residents in R. Udayagiri suffer as banking services hit

R.Udayagiri: Residents of R.Udayagiri in Gajapati district were having harrowing time as banking services at a public sector bank in the area have been affected since past four days.

At a time when people from distant places come to R.Udayagiri to carry out financial transactions, unavailability of banking service at the State Bank of India, R.Udayagiri branch creates a lot of trouble for them. Apart from this, ATM services have been also lying defunct.

“As the problems have not been resolved yet, we have been suffering a lot. Even we are unable to withdraw cash from bank and ATM,” said Raman Pradhan, a resident of R.Udayagiri.

“I have come from a long distance to avail the baking services on urgent basis. But the manager told me due to technical glitch, the financial transactions could not be carried out. I request the bank authorities to resolve the issue immediately,” said Pramod Lima, a resident of Badpur village.

Meanwhile, the manager of SBI, Prasanna Barik said that banking operations have been halted due to problem in computer server.

“As repair work is underway, I expect that the services will be restored by Thursday,” stated Barik.