Mumbai: Equitas Small Finance Bank (the “Bank”), the small finance bank (“SFB”) in India in terms of a number of banking outlets as of March 31, 2019 (Source: CRISIL Report), announces Smriti Mandhana – Indian Woman cricketers the new Brand Ambassador. EquitasSmall Finance Bank has a past filled with moments of empowering people especially women from all sections of society through products and provisions that help them become informed, involved, and independent with their financial decisions. EquitasSmall Finance Bank has been the reason behind a number of successful SHGs, women entrepreneurs, and self-supporting women through microfinance and other products.
Murali Vaidyanathan, President & Country Head – Branch Banking, Liabilities, Product & Wealth, Equitas Small Finance Bank Limited said “We are happy to associate with Smriti Mandhana as our Brand Ambassador for our upcoming initiatives and developments. We see Smriti as an embodiment of aspirations for Indian women across all ages and walks of life. As a brand, we see her as the face of success, growth, and prosperity with a proven track record of reigning career in cricket. This collaborative effort is a result of shared vision we have noticed between Brand personality Smriti Mandhana and the Brand Equitas in promoting women welfare & empowerment”.
Smriti Mandhana said, “I am really glad to be an instrumental part of Equitas Small Finance Bank’s motive of promoting financial empowerment to all sections of society. It is a great privilege to be associated with the brand’s positioning as a socially responsible bank.”
Equitas is set to come up with a mix of campaigns portraying the strength, capability, and aspirations of women belonging to this day and age with Smriti Mandhana as a mark of reinforcement. “Their special efforts in encouraging women to save & become self-reliant is something that intrigued my deep interest. Looking forward to creating a ripple effect with Equitas in stressing the importance of Growth & Prosperity” Smriti added.
With Smriti Mandhana as a Brand Ambassador, Brand Equitas is set to bring women together through powerful conversations around shared experiences of struggle & success resulting in growth and prosperity. Smriti Mandhana will begin appearing on behalf of Equitas Small Finance Bank across all media platforms shortly.
Meanwhile, Equitas Small Finance Bank has launched a new product aimed at women.
‘Eva’ is a unique savings account that tries to address the well-being of Indian women in every aspect such as Health, Wealth, and Prosperity.
Along with a 7% interest in a savings account, it also offers Free Health Check-up and unlimited teleconsultation with women doctors, gynecologists, and mental health experts.
It offers PF waiver and discounted Gold Loan rates for women customers, along-with 25-50% discounts on lockers.
Eva is available for all women – salaried/homemakers/businesswomen/senior citizens/transwomen as well as Non-resident women.
The Product is based on the concept of Relationship Value, and customers will not be charged with any non-maintenance fees.
Exclusive reward points for shopping & dining on debit cards as well as for booking Recurring Deposit makes this product the best that has been offered to women in the industry so far.