The Bank of Baroda, India’s third-largest public sector bank by assets, has completed its integration with 3898 branches of former Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank. This merger was one of the biggest mergers of all time migrating over 5 crore customers. Alongside the transfer of branches, the bank also announced the successful migration of all the ATMs, POS machines, and credit cards. The customers will now have access to all of the Bank of Baroda products and services. They have 8248 domestic branches and 10318 ATMs all over the country at their disposal now. The Bank of Baroda in a statement also said that these migrated customers can make use of Bank of Baroda’s Digital channels like Baroda Connect and M-Connect.
The Bank has further made getting information about the new IFSC code and account numbers easier. The customer can easily get information about the account number and IFSC code by using any digital channel, by visiting any branch, or even by contacting the bank on their customer service number. The preexisting debit cards issued by erstwhile Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank will continue to function normally until the card expiry date. The customers can get a new cheque book by submitting the old ones with their respective bank branches and the same procedure can be followed to get a new passbook with the new account number and IFSC mentioned on it.
Sanjiv Chadha, Managing Director, and CEO, Bank of Baroda said that the bank is pleased that the integration of Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank amidst the Covid-19 pandemic was completed successfully way before the deadline of the completion. He also welcomed all the customers and encouraged them to make use of all The Bank of Baroda products to their convenience. Due to the amalgamation of three banks, he is confident that the customers can get a renewed bouquet of premium customer service.