ICICI Bank signs MoU with Government of Odisha for e-governance Services
August 17, 2017
- The new service enables people in Odisha pay utility bills on the state government’s website using an ICICI Bank payment gateway
- Non-ICICI Bank customers can also avail this facility by using their debit card, credit card and net-banking facilities of any other bank
Bhubaneswar: ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of Odisha to provide e-governance services to the people of the state. This initiative will enable anyone including non-ICICI Bank customers to pay their utility bills, including electricity, water, withholding tax, etc. directly on the website of the Government of Odisha, using an ICICI Bank payment gateway.
To avail this service, users can log on to www.odishaonline.gov.in , and pay their utility bills by simply clicking their preferred mode of payment such as debit cards, credit cards or internet banking. All payments will be routed through the ICICI Bank payment gateway.`
Speaking on the initiative, Mr. Avijit Saha, Retail Business Head (East), ICICI Bank said, “We are happy to be associated with the state government in extending technology-based services to the people of Odisha. This initiative is in line with ICICI Bank’s philosophy of ‘Ready For You. Ready For Tomorrow’. In line with this thought, we are committed to continuously innovate and serve to the needs of our customers. I believe that this new facility will offer more convenience to the people of Odisha and play a crucial role in strengthening the Government's e-governance initiatives.”
About ICICI Bank Ltd: ‘ICICI Bank Ltd (NYSE:IBN) is India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets. The Bank’s consolidated total assets stood at US$ 153.0 billion at June 30, 2017. ICICI Bank's subsidiaries include India's largest private sector insurance, asset management and securities brokerage company, and among the country’s leading fixed income players. It is present across 17 countries, including India.’
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