If you are a customer of State Bank of India then there is an important news for you today. SBI customers will not be able to use other banking services including UPI-Net Banking within a stipulated time tonight i.e. the intervening night of Friday-Saturday (night of 8-9 December). SBI has officially announced this on Friday. In such a situation, if you are an SBI customer and you have to do any important online transaction tonight, then do it in advance, so that you do not face any problem.
When will the services not be available?
In a post on social media platform YONO, YONO Lite, YONO Business Web, Mobile App and UPI services will not be available.
Crores of customers will be affected!
Due to this announcement of SBI, crores of customers may face difficulty in availing online or digital banking services for one hour tonight. The bank has more than 6.07 crore users on Yono app alone. Let us tell you, SBI has a total of more than 48 crore customers till March 31, 2023. SBI alone has 22.99 percent share of total deposits. Similarly, SBI alone has a share of 26.25 percent in the total ATM card usage during this period.
Banks do maintenance work
SBI is not doing this for the first time. All banks do this from time to time to carry out technology upgradation including server maintenance when banking services are not available to customers. However, often, banks fix midnight time for this so that common customers do not face much trouble. Banks also warn about this in advance.
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