You can link your Aadhaar to your bank account online, through SMS or from an ATM Aadhaar is slowly becoming an important detail to conduct any financial transaction. From filing income tax returns to availing government schemes and benefits, the Indian Government is slowly making submission of Aadhaar Card mandatory for a lot of procedures. Known as Aadhaar seeding , many banks have added an option to add Aadhaar details online or through SMS in a particular format to a specific number provided by the bank.
The Income Tax Department’s e-filing website has created a new link on its homepage making it “easy” to link the two unique identities of individuals. The Income Tax Department has launched a new e-facility to link a person’s Aadhaar with the Permanent Account Number (PAN), a mandatory procedure for filing income tax returns (ITRs) now. The department’s e-filing website - incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in - has created a new link on its homepage making it “easy” to link the two unique identities of individuals.
The practice of hotels charging for the whole day is beginning to change with some hospitality chains now offering stays for shorter durations at a fraction of the per-day cost. The move primarily benefits pilgrims and other travellers who break their journey for a few hours en route to their destination. For instance, booking a hotel through Frotels.com for a two-hour package at Hotel Imperial Palace at Andheri in Mumbai works out to be Rs 630, as opposed to Rs 2,637 per room night.
State-run telecom firm BSNL today increased per day data offering to 4GB at 3G speeds under a new prepaid mobile scheme priced at Rs 444 with 90 days validity. “Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced ‘BSNL Chaukka - 444’, a new STV, for truly unlimited data for 90 days as special promotional offer under prepaid mobile services,” the company said in a statement. This is the highest per day data limit being offered by any telecom operator in the country.
Scrapped old notes Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 which were to be exchanged latest by December 20, 2016, are still there. They can be exchanged even now, but for a hefty premium. Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), who were allowed to exchange old notes till June 30 this year, are being offered a handsome commission for exchanging these notes. “The going rate for exchanging old notes is Rs 9 on every Rs 100, so if you want to exchange Rs 1 crore in old notes, then you would get back Rs 9 lakh in new notes,” said Pravin (name changed), who is involved in this trade.
The National Payments Corporation of India has forayed in to the credit card business and would make the commercial launch of its RuPay credit card “in a month’s time,” a top official said today. “Maybe in a month’s time we will be able to make the commercial launch (of RuPay credit card),” NPCI Chairman M Balachandran told reporters here. NPCI, which currently offers RuPay debit cards, has partnered with 10 banks including public sector and cooperative banks, to make the pilot launch of the “RuPay Credit Card”, Balachandran said.
Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) were launched by Prime Minister Modi in May 2015 to provide affordable universal access to essential social security protection in a convenient manner. You must have heard about the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY), which were launched by Prime Minister Modi in May 2015 to provide affordable universal access to essential social security protection in a convenient manner.
What is the minimum balance required in my SBI savings account? SBI has said its savings bank account holders in rural, semi-urban, urban and metro branches need to maintain an average balance of Rs 1,000, Rs 2,000, Rs 3,000 and Rs 5,000, respectively. Meanwhile, SBI last month merged its operations with five of its associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank, joining “the coveted league of Global Top 50 banks”, it said in another Tweet.
SBI clarified on new charges on ATM and cash transactions to be effective from June 1. HIGHLIGHTS The new rules initially created confusion over ATM charges SBI’s Buddy app will charge Rs 25 on cash withdrawal through ATM SBI also revised service charges on various cash transactions India’s largest lender State Bank of India, revised service charges on various cash transactions for its customers, effective from June 1.
TRAI MyCall App is an Android application for crowd sourced voice call quality monitoring. Aiming to protect consumer interests, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday launched three new mobile applications and a web portal. TRAI MyCall App is an Android application for crowd sourced voice call quality monitoring. The app will help mobile phone users rate their experience about voice call quality in real time and help TRAI gather customer experience data along with network data, an official TRAI statement said here.