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ABN Amro Bank opens Surat branch

Nayeem S Quadri  |  Surat 

Bank has opened a branch in Surat.
Surat is the second city in Gujarat after Vadodara to offer customers the full range of Bank products and services.
The Bank branch in Surat is located on the Ghod Dod Road.
"The opening of this branch reflects Bank's strategy of continuously adding value to the customer banking experience based on current lifestyle and technology trends," Romesh Sobti, executive vice president and country head (India), Bank N V, said.
The new branch also features a full service Van Gogh Preferred Banking lobby.
has also opened a financial services centre on C G Road in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
The launch of the takes the tally of Bank branches in India to 16 and the Financial Services Centre in Ahmedabad is the second of its kind in India after Jaipur.
The bank has 53 ATMs and 16 branches in 11 cities "" Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Vadodara, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Surat, Noida and Gurgaon.
"Bank has had a long-standing relationship with Gujarat, especially Surat, through its operations in diamond banking," Sobti said.
is the world's largest diamond and jewellery financing bank and pioneered the financing of the diamond and jewellery industry in India in 1920.
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council of India has rated Bank as the number one bank in diamond and jewellery financing.
"In the last 84 years, has been building on these strengths and has transformed itself from a strong diamond financing bank to a wholesale corporate bank", Sobti said.
Nitin Chopra, senior vice president and head, consumer banking (India), said, "The response in Surat is tremendous. Building on our existing strengths in this market, we have registered significant growth across all our products and services. This new branch has been designed keeping in mind our commitment to offer convenience, user-friendly products and services that will make banking an even more pleasurable and time-saving experience."

First Published: Fri, January 23 2004. 00:00 IST