Chennai, 9 January 2023: Starting 2023 on a bright note, Equitas Small Finance Bank Limited, one of the leading SFBs of the country, announces the co-branded Equitas Thousand Lights Metro Station in Chennai. As the first bank from Tamil Nadu post-independent, Equitas is strongly connected to its roots in Chennai.Branding at the Thousand Lights metro station indicates Equitas Small Finance Bank’s initiative to progress with the fast-moving culture of the city. The station will now be called as Equitas Thousand Lights metro station. Being located in the heart of the city portrays that Equitas is also the heart of Chennai and has a legacy just like Thousand Lights.Exhilarated on the launch of co-branding, Murali Vaidyanathan, Senior President and Country Head, Equitas Small Finance Bank, said– “It gives us immense pleasure that Equitas is moving hand-in-hand with the city’s fastest and smartest commute. Just like Chennai’s agile metro connections, Equitas offers everyone a smart and fast banking experience. As we cut across communities we realize, banking is non-dispensable as commuting. We take pride in associating with Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) in this new tech journey. Equitas do provide tech-enabled and relationship solutions at the most attractive price points for savers. Let us save more and travel more to keep exploring. We are happy to be associated with Thousand Lights and spread more light among the citizens through our new-age banking solutions. We thank our dear stakeholders to support us and our ethos of beyond banking and growing together with society.”The Senior President and Country Head of Equitas Small Finance Bank, unveiled the branding in the gracious presence of special guests – Padma Shri Aruna Sairam, Kalaimamani Anil Srinivas and Kalaimamani Nithyasree Mahadevan. Equitas Thousand Lights metro station was lit up like never before and will continue to do so – across 4 passages, pillars in the concourse, platform, platform doors as well as panelss.