YES BANK Launches All-Women ‘YES Grace’ Branches to celebrate International Women’s Day

  • ‘YES Grace’ branches will be operated exclusively by women YES BANKers
  • Branches to offer Customised Banking Solutions for Women and foster regular engagement on Community Issues with Women Customers


Mumbai, March 08, 2016:
Celebrating the occasion of International Women’s Day, YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector bank, announced the launch of first three All-Women branches in Kalkaji, New Delhi; Vile Parle (E), Mumbai and Cunnigham Road, Bangalore. Named YES Grace, the branches will be operated exclusively by women employees, including the support staff.

The YES Grace branch will offer customized banking solutions to the evolving financial needs of women. In addition to the core banking activities, the YES Grace branch will also drive regular community engagement to foster financial literacy, family banking, safety and wellness amongst women. While the branch will focus on convenience and assistance for women customers, it will continue to serve all its existing and new customers. YES BANK aims to scale the initiative by opening similar All-Women branches in other major cities.


On this occasion, Mr. Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES BANK said, “The YES Grace branch is part of a two pronged approach by YES BANK; to promote women leadership in financial services sector and enable the evolving financial objectives of women. In line with the Bank’s ethos, the all women branch will help create a nurturing ecosystem for the ambitious women of India to collectively achieve their goals”.

Speaking at the launch in Mumbai, Mrs. Chitra Pandeya, Group President and Country Head, Liabilities Product Management, YES BANK said, “We believe that Today’s Women are financially independent and are taking charge of their financial requirements and goals. YES BANK is fully committed to providing comprehensive banking and investment solutions for women, which will be delivered in an empathetic environment. The launch of exclusive YES Grace branches with best-in class services, special Kids’ Zone and all women staff will facilitate us in serving all our valued women customers.”

The launch is an extension of YES BANK’s various women friendly YES Grace initiatives undertaken by the Bank. YES BANK has in the past conducted regular awareness and training workshops on self defence for women executives in association with Ms. Debi Steven, Founder, Action Breaks Silence. Last year, YES BANK also took an important step towards creating a safer workplace for all our executives by reviewing branches across the country with to understand the Climate/Adverse Geographical conditions, Local Law & Order situations, and Safety of staff and branch premises in identified high risk geographies. Basis this, the Bank instituted revised the branch business hours for different categories of branches across the country.


YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector Bank with a pan India presence across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories of India, headquartered in the Lower Parel Innovation District (LPID) of Mumbai, is the outcome of the professional & entrepreneurial commitment of its Founder Rana Kapoor and its top management team, to establish a high quality, customer centric, service driven, private Indian Bank catering to the future businesses of India. YES BANK has adopted international best practices, the highest standards of service quality and operational excellence, and offers comprehensive banking and financial solutions to all its valued customers.

YES BANK has a knowledge driven approach to banking, and offers a superior customer experience for its retail, corporate and emerging corporate banking clients. YES BANK is steadily evolving as the Professionals’ Bank of India with the long term mission of “Building the Finest Bank of the World in India” by 2020.