1) Who Can Open a Current Account ?
(i) Any person competent to contract and satisfactorily introduced to the Bank may open an account in his/her own name. He/She may not open more than one such account. Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons and may be made payable to :
(a) any one or more of them.
(b) any one or more of the survivors.
(c) either or anyone or more of them or the survivors jointly, or survivor.
(d) 'former or survivor' or 'latter or survivor', subject to the condition that the second (first in the case of latter or survivor) named accountholder will be entitled to the balance lying in the account only on the death of the former (latter in the case of latter or survivor) accountholder.
(ii) Accounts can be opened for sole proprietorship firms, partnership firms, private limited and public limited companies, Joint Hindu families, trusts, clubs, associates etc. satisfactorily introduced to the Bank and on fulfilling laid down procedures and tendering required credentials.
(iii) Accounts can be opened by minors of 14 years and above, if able to read and write, in their sole names.
2) How to Open a Current Account ?
(i) Application to open an account must be made in Bank's prescribed account opening form. All signatories are required to come in person to the bank to sign the account opening form. Required credentials depending upon the type of constitution of the prospective accountholder are to be submitted to the bank.
(ii) Each applicant will be required to sign a declaration to the effect that he has read and accepted Current Account Rules. A copy of the rules is displayed on the Notice Board.
(iii) A recent passport size photograph of every accountholder, proprietor / partners / Directors of the company / office-bearers / trustees and other officials authorized to operate upon the account, is required to be given to the bank.
(iv) The account is to be introduced by an existing current/cash credit accountholder having minimum six months old satisfactorily & actively conducted KYC Complied account with the Bank.