Link your post office account with aadhaar – Here is Process

Link your post office account with aadhaar by 31 December. Now you have to link post office accounts such as PPF, National Savings Certificates Scheme, Kisan Vikas Patra and Post Office Deposit Account till December 31. The central government has made it necessary to provide the basis for the post office account on the lines of the bank account. If you do not do this then your post office account may be freeze.

After the bank accounts, the government has now made the base necessary for PPF, National Savings Certificates Scheme, Kisan Vikas Patra and Post Office Deposit.

Link your post office account with aadhaar

Link your post office account with aadhaar

Visit Post Office to link your aadhaar Number

You have to go to the post office to link the post office to the base. You can not link to a post office account online as a bank. The reason for this is that most post offices do not have online facility.

20,000 post office has online banking facility

There are 20,000 post offices in the country where there is facility of online banking. But most of the post office customers do not use online banking. In this case, if anyone wants to link their base to an online account, they will have to activate their own online banking account by going to the post office. Only then can it link its account online.

Central Government can track deposits through Aadhaar

At present, it is not necessary to give PAN card to open an account in the post office. In such a situation, the central government is unable to track deposits easily. On getting linked to a post office account, the Income Tax Department can track the amount deposited in the post office account. This will help in curbing blackmoney.

1.5 million post office network

  • There is a 1.5 lakh post office network in the country. The post office account holders have less than three months to link with their account base. At the same time, the bank account holders got about 6 months time to link the accounts.
    More post office account holders in rural areas
  • Post office network is more in rural areas of the country. In small towns and rural areas, people deposit more money in the post office. Due to the short term, it can be difficult to link customers with their account base in rural areas. Earlier, the central government had made the mandatory requirement for opening a bank account. At present, the existing bank account holders will have to provide the base details by December 31. The Central Government has taken this step to curb an anonymous deal and blackmoney.

More post office account holders in rural areas

  • Post office network is more in rural areas of the country. In small towns and rural areas, people deposit more money in the post office. Due to the short term, it can be difficult to link customers with their account base in rural areas.
  • Earlier, the central government had made the mandatory requirement for opening a bank account. At present, the existing bank account holders will have to provide the base details by December 31. The Central Government has taken this step to curb an anonymous deal and blackmoney.

Relief on basis for government schemes and subsidies

  • Last month, the government had extended the deadline to provide government support to the government and for getting subsidy on December 31. That means those who do not have the basis, can avail government schemes till December 31.
  • Benefits of 135 schemes have been relieved by increasing the time limit for giving the basis for the benefit of government schemes.

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