Jakarta, 15 May 2019 --- Filling the holy month of Ramadan and later closed by the celebration of Eid al-Fitr 1440 Hijri is a series of activities worth worshiping for Muslims in the world, also in Indonesia. For this reason, PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (BNI) prepares itself to provide maximum services to meet whatever the needs of the community in making transactions comfortably and safely, so that their religious activities can be carried out optimally.
Various services needed by public in every Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr are ready to be fulfilled by BNI. These services are First, provision of complete banking services, even during the Eid holiday. Second, availability of cash, including small denominations. Third, free homecoming programs.
On 1, 2, 8, and 9 June 2019, BNI activats 79 Weekend Banking outlets. These weekend banking outlets serves requests for account opening, cash deposit and withdrawal, inter-BNI-account transfer, accomodation of Pertamina Fuel and non-Fuel deposit, and accommodation of state revenue deposit.
Then on 3, 4, and 7 June 2019, or when Joint Leave taken place, BNI operates 68 outlets to provide account opening services, cash withdrawals and deposits, transfers between BNI accounts, holding of Pertamina banknotes, and serving bill payments.
On the second day of Eid al Fitr 2019, or on 6 June 2019, BNI remain operates 27 of its outlets. But this time are only opened specifically to serve Pertamina Fuel and non-Fuel deposit. The information on the location of BNI outlets that remain operate can be obtained completely through BNI official website with the link https://bni.co.id/Portals/1/xNews/uploads/2019/5/14/daftaroutletOTLebaran2019.pdf.
"On the First Holiday of Lebaran 2019, we close all outlets. But banking services are still able to be provided through the electronic channels of BNI every day, either by ATM, internet banking, SMS banking, mobile banking, or Call Center BNI at the number 1500046. We suggest the customers to activate all of the electronic channels before before going home by visiting the nearest BNI outlet. Therefore, all BNI’s service channels can be enjoyed any time and more maximum,” said the Corporate Secretary of BNI, Meiliana.
BNI also ensures that customers' needs for cash during Lebaran 2019 holiday period will be met. BNI calculates, the needs of customers' money during the month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr 1440 Hijri reach an average of Rp 14.3 trillion per week, up 5% compared to the realization of 2018. BNI ensures that weekly needs are met.
"BNI is also ready to meet the need for cash which can reach its peak on the 4th Sunday of Ramadan or on 27 May 2019-2 June 2019, which can reach Rp 21.6 trillion," said the Information Technology and Operation Director of BNI, Dadang Setiabudi when delivered a presentation in front of the media in Jakarta, Wednesday (15 May 2019).
Homecoming With BNI
The demand to undergo a homecoming ritual on each Eid holiday more efficiently and in accordance with the financial capabilities of each family has become a necessity. To help loyal customers in fulfilling their financial planning to be more accurate, BNI will hold Mudik Bareng BNI 2019. The seat capacity will also increase from 7,500 seats in 2018 to 10,000 seats in 2019.
The departure series of the homecoming fleet held by BNI this year was taken simultaneously. The very first departure was on 26 May 2019, BNI departed muslim students using bus. Then on 30 May 2019, BNI homecomers who used Train departed from Senen Station, Jakarta, headed to Solo, Yogyakarta, and Surabaya.
Thereafter on 1 June 2019, the majority departure of homecomers by executive busses depart from Gelora Bung Karno Jakarta to Palembang, Padang, Lampung, Cirebon, Purwokerto, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Solo and Surakarta. The homecoming series closed on 2 June 2019 by departing Airplane homecomers from Soekarno Hatta Airport headed to Solo and Yogyakarta by using Garuda Indonesia.
As many as 7,750 seats prepared for bus homecomers. 2,000 seats prepared for train homecomers. And 250 other seats were available for airplane homecomers.
In addition to the benefits obtained in the form of comfort during homecoming and saving because no fund needed to spend for public transport tickets, the homecoming participants also get life insurance benefits during the departure period until 10 June 2019 with a maximum value of Rp 30 million. Thus, the participants of Mudik Bareng BNI 2019 will not need to prepare money to pay insurance premiums, so that their Financial Planning becomes more complete.
"We prepare all of the benefits with the spirit of Mudik Bareng BNI 2019 Program this time which is Let’s Fold the Goodness, as the theme we set as part of the spirit of each BNI HI-movers staff to trigger themselves to be BNI Be Exponential," said Meiliana.
In line with the theme, not only the muslim student community was invited to the Mudik Bareng BNI 2019 Program, BNI also took the initiative to repatriate the disabled community, Indonesian Workers, and Agent 46 to participate in the Homecoming 2019.
In addition to Jakarta City, the homecoming departures also taken in several major cities in the country such as Bandung, Semarang, Malang, Surabaya and Makassar with expectation that BNI may provide more convenience by reaching homecomers’ departure points from other regions.