Submission of Aadhaar Number for operation of Post Office Savings Bank Accounts: Notice by DoP
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
Submission of Aadhaar Number for operation of Savings Bank Accounts.
As per the Statutory Orders (SO) No. 1552 (E) and 1553 (E) dated 31.03.2023 published in Gazette of India, submission of Aadhaar by the account holders, nominees / legal heirs, is mandatory, to avail the benefits of Small Savings Schemes. (Benefits means the higher interest being paid on these schemes).
In accordance with the provisions in GSR (General Statutory Rules) No.238 (E) dated 31.03.2023 published in Gazette of India, with effect from 01.04.2023, account holders shall furnish either Aadhaar or the proof of application of enrollment of Aadhaar at the time of opening of account and if Aadhaar enrollment proof is submitted, the account holder shall furnish Aadhaar within a period of six months from the date of opening of account. Existing depositors (accounts opened before 1st day April 2023) who have not submitted Aadhaar, they shall submit Aadhaar within a period of six months with effect from the 1st day of April, 2023.
Hence, all Post Office Savings Bank account holders who have not submitted Aadhaar at the time of opening of account, are requested to submit the Aadhaar number through duly filled in SB-KYC Form which is attached with this notice at the post office where you have account, immediately to continue the operation of the accounts.View/Download the PDF