The RBI has now directed banks across the country to include a ‘third gender’ option in all their forms and applications.
According to the RBI, this decision was made because transgenders often face trouble filling out forms because there is no option for them to choose their gender.
“Banks are, therefore, directed to include ‘third gender’ in all forms/applications etc. prescribed by the Reserve Bank or the banks themselves, wherein any gender classification is envisaged,” a notification read.
Progress? We think so.
News Source: Business Insider