Do Banks Count their Numbers? Banking by N K Thingalaya - December 31, 2018January 9, 20190 KYC is a mandatory database required while opening a bank account. PAN and Aadhaar are the two most important elements. However, banks have been projecting only ‘number of bank accounts’ in their publicity campaigns. The increases in these numbers are projected as the banks’ progress in reaching out to the people.