This was introduced in August 2015 in association with India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation (IMGC).
IMGC is a joint venture between National Housing Bank (NHB), an RBI subsidiary which regulates Home Finance Companies in India; NYSE-listed Genworth Financial Inc., a Fortune 500 company; International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Asian Development Bank (ADB).
In August 2015, ICICI Bank introduced ‘Saral-Rural Housing Loan’.
Applicants from rural areas including women borrowers as well as seekers from weaker sections can now avail home loans at the ICICI Bank Base Rate (“I-Base”) which is currently at 9.70%.
The Money2India Europe Mobile App is a full-fledged remittance platform for the customers, who prefers to use mobile device to handle the transactions.
‘ICICI Bank Extra Home Loans’ are 'mortgage-guarantee' backed loans for retail customers who aspire to purchase their first homes in the affordable housing segment.
The merger was approved by shareholders of ICICI and ICICI Bank in January 2002, by the High Court of Gujarat at Ahmedabad in March 2002 and by the High Court of Judicature at Mumbai and the Reserve Bank of India in April 2002.
In 2008, following the 2008 financial crisis, customers rushed to ICICI ATMs and branches in some locations due to rumours of adverse financial position of ICICI Bank.
ICICI Bank in January, 2015 announced the launch of the country’s first ‘Contactless’ debit and credit cards, enabling its customers to make electronic payments by just waving the cards near the merchant terminal in lieu of dipping or swiping them.The Wallet can be opened by anyone and can conduct transactions like recharge, shopping, transfer money using the virtual visa card which is issued when signing up for the wallet.ICICI Bank in January, 2015 launched banking services on Twitter, christened as 'ICICIBank Pay'.Using this service, the customers can now connect with a customer care representative over a video call, round-the-clock, on all days from anywhere using their smart phone.In February 2015, ICICI Bank Re-Launched POCKETS, now working as a "Digital wallet" for everyone (Android OS users only).