Inclusion of Aadhaar in respect of Small Savings Schemes
Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs
North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 1st January, 2018
1. The Deputy General Manager (Banking)
Reserve Bank of India
Public Debt Office, Post Box No. 15
Dr. Raghavendra Rao Road, Civil Lines
2. Shri Sachin Kishore
Deputy Director General (FS)
Department of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
Subject: Inclusion of Aadhaar in respect of Small Savings Schemes.
I am directed to refer to notifications having G.S.R. No. 1241 (E), 1242(E), 1243(E) and 1244(E), dated 29.9.2017, vide which Aadhaar number was prescribed as the unique identifier for the purposes of establishing the identity of an account holder.
The depositor was required to submit Aadhaar number at the time of opening of account/purchasing certificates. Further, that every depositor who has not given his Aadhaar number at the time of application for such deposit was to submit his Aadhaar number on or before the 31st day of December, 2017.
2. It has now been decided to extend the last date for submission of ‘Aadhaar’ number from 31st December, 2017 to 31st March, 2018.
3. This may be brought to the knowledge of all concerned.
Regional Director (Sr.)