SB ORDER NO. 25/2022 – Freezing of Small Savings Schemes

Freezing of Small Savings Schemes accounts get matured but not closed after 3 years of maturity

SB ORDER NO. 25/2022

F. No. FS-13/7/2020-FS-Part(1)
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Posts

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi-110001.
Date: 16.12.2022

To,

All Heads of Circles/Regions

Subject: – Freezing of Small Savings Schemes accounts get matured but not closed after 3 years of maturity reg.

Sir /Madam,

As part of continuous improvement in making the CBS system robust, incremental changes are implemented to ensure that the risk of misappropriation involved in CBS operations is minimized.

  1. In view of the safety of depositors’ hard-earned money and ensuring effective KYC compliance, competent authority has decided to freeze those MIS/SCSS/TD/KVP/NSC/RD accounts which have been matured till 30.09.2019 but not closed.
  2. The details of freeze code is as under: –

(i) Freeze reason code: INOP: – Inoperative more than 3 years.
(ii) Cutoff date:-30.09.2019 (1.e. account matured 3 years ago and remains live).
(iii) Schemes identified: – MIS/SCSS/TD/KVP/NSC/RD (matured but not extended)/PPF (matured but not extended)

  1. A “Standard Operating Procedure for handling of accounts/certificates marked freeze under reason code “INOP: – Inoperative more than 3 years” to be followed in this regard is enclosed herewith.
  2. It is requested to circulate it to all concerned for information, guidance and necessary action.

This issues with the approval of competent authority.

Enclosed: – As above (Annexure)

Yours Sincerely

(Devendra Sharma)
Asstt. Director (SB-II)

Source: utilities.cept.gov.in

SB ORDER NO. 25/2022

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