Thursday, 30 August 2018

Post Offices to Be Linked to India Post Payments Bank by December 31

Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said that 1.55 lakh post offices in the country would be linked to the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) system by December 31, 2018.

India Post Payments Bank is scheduled to be launched nation-wide on September 1.

Manoj Sinha told " On the day of the launch,
IPPB would have 650 branches and 3,250 access points spread across the country". Sinha added By the end of 2018, the number of access points would increase to 1.55 lakh, of which 1.30 lakh branches would be in rural areas.

Account holders of the Post Office Savings Bank would also be able to avail IPPB services by linking their accounts. The account holders in the payments bank would be provided a QR card and they can authorise transactions with the card and their biometrics.

Union cabinet approved for revision of the project outlay for setting up of the payments bank from Rs. 800 crore to Rs. 1,435 crore. Additional sum of Rs. 635 crore is on account of Rs. 400 crore for technology costs and Rs. 235 crore for human resource costs, according to an official statement.

Bank would provide services such as current account, savings account, remittances, money transfer, direct benefit transfer, enterprise and merchant payment, the minister informed, adding that the services would be available through multiple channels including counter services, micro ATM, mobile banking applications, SMS and IVR (Interactive Voice Response).



1 comment:

  1. One job for me any post office.i work honestly.plz my condition is critical.help us and requird to me

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