Replacement of the existing SBI Imprest Card with SBI RuPay card; Proliferation of Ru Pay Card
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
RBA No.:- 97 /2020
New Delhi, Dated: 31st December, 2020
All Zonal Railways/Production Units
Sub:- Replacement of the existing SBI Imprest Card with SBI RuPay card; Proliferation of Ru Pay Card.
Ref:- Board’s letter No. 2012/AC-II/21/8 dated 12.12.2012 (RBA No. 46/2012)
It may kindly be recalled that vide RBA letter ibid, Ministry of Railways had permitted use of SBI card for disbursement of imprest to the various imprest holders. This scheme was approved by the Controller General of Accounts, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance keeping in view Government of India’s impetus for proliferation of RuPay Card. Board, vide letter of even no. dated 31.12.2020, has requested State Bank of India to convert the existing Imprest Card into SBI RuPay Card (copy enclosed).
Taking this opportunity, it is advised that all the Officers/Staff may also be facilitated to get their Debit/ATM card attached to their Salary Account converted to Ru Pay based Debit Card. Necessary action in this regard may be advised to this Office.
Director Finance Accounts