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SBI withdraws controversial circular on pregnant women candidates

One India | 29/01/2022 06:29 PM | Click to read full article

State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, on Saturday, withdrew the controversial circular that barred women candidates who are pregnant above three months from taking up jobs in the bank.

"SBI recently reviewed various Fitness Standards for Recruitment in Bank, including norms for Pregnant Women candidates. Revised guidelines were intended to provide clarity on health parameters where instructions were not clear or were very old, Bank said in an official statement.