MUMBAI, DEC 24, 2021
BOB Financial Solutions Limited (BFSL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of Baroda (BoB), and Indian Navy have launched a co-branded credit card for the personnel of Indian Navy. The co-branded credit card will be equipped with contactless features and will be offered on the RuPay platform.
The Indian Navy personnel up to the age of 64 years will be eligible to choose from 3 variants of the co-branded credit card. While the base variant will be offered as a Life Time Free (LTF) credit card, the other two variants will be offered at very attractive joining and annual fees, with attractive welcome gifts and easily achievable spend-based fee reversal/waiver. As an introductory offer, the joining fee will be waived off for applications in the first three months from launch. The top variant will offer unlimited complimentary domestic airport lounge access and reduced mark up on international spends.
All 3 variants will offer attractive base and accelerated reward points. Features like Personal Accident insurance, 1% Fuel Surcharge Waiver, LTF Add-Ons, EMI offers and periodic merchant offers through tie-ups done by BOB Financial as well as NPCI will also be applicable to all 3 variants.
Speaking on the occasion, Commodore Neeraj Malhotra, Indian Navy said, “Indian Navy is appreciative of the products and solutions offered by Bank of Baroda to the Officers and Sailors of Indian Navy. We thank BFSL for incorporating all features and benefits requested, so that the personnel of Indian Navy will be able to make use of the everyday convenience and benefits that the co-branded credit card promises to deliver”
Talking about the launch, Shailendra Singh, MD & CEO, BFSL said, “We are honored and pleased to partner Indian Navy. The uniquely designed credit cards will offer uninterrupted payment convenience and comfort to the personnel of Indian Navy. This partnership is also a showcase of Bank of Baroda’s commitment towards serving the Indian Armed Forces by offering different banking solutions.”
Praveena Rai, COO, NPCI said, “We are delighted to associate with BOB Financial to facilitate the issuance of co-branded credit cards on the RuPay platform for the Indian Navy personnel. Through this partnership, we are looking forward to empowering the Indian Navy personnel as well as their near and dear ones with a secure, contactless and fulfilling payment experience.”