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Intro to Bank of Baroda

Bank of Baroda is an Indian state-owned banking and financial services company
headquartered in Vadodara in Gujarat, India. It is the second largest bank in India, next to
State Bank of India. Its headquarters is in Vadodara; it has a corporate office in the Bandra
Kurla Complex in Mumbai. It is one of the Big Four banks of India, along with State Bank of
India and Punjab National Bank and ICICI Bank. It has a network of over 5439 branches out
of which 106 are situated outside India in 24 different countries.
History of Bank of Baroda dates back to the year 1908 when Mr. Maharaja Sayajirao
Gaekwad III setup the bank with fellow greats like Ralph Whitenack, Tulsidas Kilachand and
others. Bank of Baroda was spreading domestically till the 2nd world war and after that it
opened a branch in Kenya for Indian people working there followed by other nations like
Uganda and Nairobi.

“HOW OFFICE AUTOMATION ENHANCES THE EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY
OF OFFICE WORK”

“HOW OFFICE AUTOMATION ENHANCES THE EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY
OF OFFICE WORK”

BASIC CONCEPT OF OFFICE AUTOMATION

Automation essentially refers to activities or procedures that are carried out automatically,
that is, with very little human intervention. Office automation products are used in the office
to make all official work proceed smoothly at a faster speed without the attendant confusion
that would have ordinarily resulted from such an increased pace of activity. Office
automation products include computer, calculator, printer, copier machine, fax machine,
laminating machine, note binding machine, typewriters, multimedia projectors, interactive
learning boards (also called smart boards) and many others.
Computers help in storing data in various files and folders which could otherwise be
physically misplaced. ATM cards and other debit and credit card payment solutions also fall
into the category of office automation equipment since they help in withdrawing and
transferring money anywhere and everywhere. They also limit the volume of cash
transactions thereby keeping the transactions secured. Office automation products effectively
help in decreasing manual work and also save time through their automatic functional
features. They are involved in every task in the office and are very convenient to use.
Office automation refers to the varied computer machinery and software used to digitally
create, collect, store, manipulate, and relay office information needed for accomplishing basic

popular operating systems and user interfaces dominate office computer systems. and today. This revolution has been so complete. and has infiltrated so many areas of business. going from a priority to a prerequisite for doing business." A cluster of Office Automation Equipment . office automation is increasingly understood as a term that refers not just to the mechanization of tasks but to the conversion of information to electronic form as well. The history of modern office automation began with the typewriter and the copy machine. which mechanized previously manual tasks." summarized Stanley Zarowin in Journal of Accountancy. Raw data storage. payroll records. that almost all businesses use at least one commercial computer business application in the course of daily activity. Today. The advent of the personal computer revolutionized office automation. electronic transfer. "Workplace technology that started as handy (but still optional) business tools in the 1980s evolved into a high-priority requirement in the 1990s. and the management of electronic business information comprise the basic activities of an office automation system. it has taken another quantum leap. inventory information. Even the smallest companies commonly utilize computer technology to maintain financial records. however. and other pertinent business information.tasks and goals. "As we enter the new millennium.