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Branch Office RICT CBS Operating Procedure Published.

Postal Directorate released the operating procedure for RICT CBS Transaction at Branch Post Offices. Following is the circular issued by the FS division of India Post.

F. No. 113-01/2011-SB(Pt) 
Government of India
Ministry of Communication & IT Department of Posts
(F.S. Division)

                                                                      Dak Bhawan,New Delhi-110001
                                                                                       Dated:  02.03.2017

All Head of Circles
Subject: - Circulating of SOP of RICT Sir/Madam,

Please find enclosed herewith SOP of RICT for circulating to all CBS and    non-CBS Post Offices for information and necessary guidance for staff and customers. This will be subject to review after a period of 3 months based on feedback received from field units. The same may be shared with us at "directorcbs-del@indiapost.gov.in &  directorfs@indiapost.gov.in"

02. This issues with approval of competent authority.

(i) New Account Opening at BOs through RICT device [SB/RD/TD accounts]

BO (SB, RD & TD) New Account will be opened henceforth through RICT devices in rolled out BOs. Branch Postmaster will follow the following steps:-

(A) Procedural Steps to be followed at BO-

1.   BPM will examine New Account Opening Form (AOF) and ensure that all the mandatory fields are filled bdepositor.
2.   If depositor is alreadhaving an account in BO, BPMwill write CIF number on the AOF from thelist
of migrated accounts provided by Account Office.
3.   BPM wilensure that depositor has pasted photo on AOF.
4.   BPM will scan signature(s)and photo from AOF with the help of device as mentioned in process odevice.
5.   (i) BPM will take Identity Proof, Address Proof of the depositor and ensure that name and address
filled in the AOF tallies with the ID and Address proof. Obtaining PAor Form 60 in respect of aaccount (SB/RD/TD) is mandatory when amount to bedeposited is exceed Rs. 50000/- whilopening such accounts. BPM, will therefore obtained copofeither PAN or Form 60.
(ii) As far as possible copy of Aadhar card should be obtained whilopening of the accounts. If it carry photo & address of the depositor, Aadhar card only be enough as ID & Address proof of thdepositor.
6.   BPM will attest ID and Address Proof with his/her signature and place date stamp. BPM will also
sign on AOF and place date stamp.
7.   BPM will takeSB-103 duly filled bdepositor and the amount for opening the account.
8.   BPM will continue to follow the existingprocedure of issue of Preliminary Receipt (SB-26), pastinof SS Slip in SS Book and maintenance of BOSB, BORDand BOTD Journals.
9.   On completion of the account opening process in RICT device, BPM will note Transaction ID
generated by the device on AOF and SB-103. Transaction ID should also be noted on SB-26 and
10. On completion of Account Opening process by device, BPM will generate three (3) copies oacknowledgment slip. One copy will be given to depositor, onecopy should be attached with AOF and third copy wilbe kept for office record.
11. AOF along with acknowledgement slip, PR (SB-26) and Pay-In-Slip (SB-103) will be sent to
Account Office by following the existingprocedure.

12. Images will be saved by the BPM. On completion of the process a unique ID /transaction ID will bgenerated.

Download the full procedure from the following link

RICT BO CBS Operating Procedure