Savings Bank accounts are suitable for promoting the habit of savings among the customers. It offers liquidity for the money and also earns interest.
Savings Bank accounts can be opened in the name of individuals, singly or jointly, minors of 14 years of age or above or under natural / legal Guardianship or by an illiterate or blind person and HUF.
Savings Account can be opened with Rs.500/- and minimum balance to be kept in the Account is Rs.500/- only. [Customers availing Cheque book facility & ATM facility have to maintain minimum balance of Rs.1000/- in the account.]
Interest is paid quarterly on Savings Account at 3.00 % p.a. as per the directives fixed by Reserve Bank of India & is credited to the account every quarterly viz. in June, September, December & March months.
No TDS on interest earned in the SB account.
There is no ceiling on the maximum balance earning interest on Savings Bank accounts. The accounts can be operated by Withdrawal slips or by Cheques. 50 withdrawals per half year are permitted free of charge. 4 Cheque books of 15 leaves each are issued to the customer free of charge in a year.
Standing instructions are accepted and no charges will be levied for standing instructions within the Branch such as payment of monthly installment of Recurring Deposit, payment of EMI of loan account, etc.
Local as well as outstation cheques, dividend warrants, interest warrants payable to the account-holder are collected.
Duly filled in Account Opening Form with valid residential proof, PAN Number, Aadhar Card, 2 photographs and introduction by existing account holder of the Bank.
|Eligibility||Any individuals, singly or jointly, Minors with their Guardians, HUF as well as Reg. Society.|