UCO Bank

Citizens' Charter

It is the core conviction of UCO Bank that the customer satisfaction and customer pleasure is not only the nucleus for the growth of our business but also the power house for achieving our socio economic objective. In plain words we exist because of our customers. Bringing the glow of a smile on the faces of our customers is the mantra to improve our acceptability, grow our business, maximize our profit and thereby fulfill our corporate responsibility to the society and other stake holders.

With above conviction, a need was felt by us that in order to become the most sought after Bank, we should come out with the revised charter of our services to the customers. This document has been made keeping in view the changed need and expectation of customers within the latest regulatory framework and highlights UCO Bank’s commitments towards the customer satisfaction thus ensuring accountability and responsibility amongst our Officials and staff. This charter not only explains our commitments and responsibilities along with the redressal methods but also specifies the obligations on the part of customers for healthy practices in customer –banker relationship.

This is not a legal document creating rights and obligations. The charter has been prepared to promote fair banking practices and to give information and respect of various activities relating to customer service. It does not by itself create new legal rights, but it surely helps in enforcing the existing rights.

This document provides key information on various facilities /services provided to customers in normal course of business by branches of UCO Bank. The general terms and conditions provided herein may not apply to special branches /special products or services, however, all terms and conditions related to all our customer service activities will comply with the principals and commitments undertaken by the Bank in its code of commitment to customers.

We, at this occasion wish to acknowledge the initiatives taken by the Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India and Ministry of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances for encouraging us to bring out this charter.

Copies of citizens charter will be available on request to all our customers at our branches, administrative offices and at our website. We will ensure that all our staff members are aware of the commitments contained in these documents and faithfully implement them.

The charter provides essential information on transactions relating to savings, current and fixed deposit accounts, collections and remittances, grievance redressal etc. For further details and complete information on terms and conditions of services visit our branches or visit our website www.ucobank.com or write to us.

Information given in the charter is as current as of 31.12.2013. Information given is subject to change /revision. The Bank will endeavour to update the information on the website when changes are made but customers are advised to contact the nearest branch/offices for the latest changes, if any.

We are in constant touch with our clientele through customer meet, seminars etc. to evaluate, improve and widen the range of our service to customers, nonetheless, all our customers are requested to keep us informed of their experiences about the various services rendered by us and feel free to comment on this citizen charter.

To emerge as the most trusted, admired and sought after world class financial institution and to be the most preferred destination for every customer and investor and place of pride for its employees.

To be a top-class Bank to achieve sustained growth of Business and profitability, fulfilling socio - economic obligations, excellence in customer service through up-gradation of skills of staff, their effective participation and making use of state-of the art technology.

Disclaimer:

This not a legal document creating rights and obligations, However, this charter applies to all products and services listed below whether rendered by branches, agents acting on behalf of the Banks, across the counter, by post, through interactive electronic devices and through technology (alternate delivery channels).

KYC Compliance:

In order to comply with regulatory /statutory requirements, while opening the account we will adhere to Know Your Customer (KYC) norms, Anti Money Laundering (AML) guidelines and satisfy ourselves about the identity and address verification of a person(s) desirous of opening an account, to prevent misuse of the banking system and fraud. We will also satisfy ourselves about the source of income of the existing /prospective customer. Customer shall also provide the desired documents as per the requirements of the Bank for updation and verification as per the periodicity of submission.

Products:
  1. All deposit accounts e.g. Savings A/c., Current A/c. Term Deposit, Recurring Deposit, NRE, NRO, FCNR etc.
  2. Nomination facility to all deposit a/c. (accounts in individual /proprietorship capacity) and all safe deposit lockers hirers (in individual capacity)
  3. Fund based credit facility (retail loan, demand loan, Term loan, cash credit, over draft etc. and non-fund based credit facility (Letter of credit/Bank Guarantee)
  4. Foreign Exchange products including remittances and money changing
  5. Third party products and investment products
  6. Demat accounts
  7. Card products
Services:
  1. Remittance facility to customers by transfer through RTGS /NEFT /EFT /SWIFT/Demand Draft/Managers cheque etc.
  2. Payment services with regard to pension
  3. Collection of cheques
  4. Safe custody services, safe deposit locker facility
  5. Banking services related to Government transactions
  6. Indian Currency notes exchange facility
  7. Settlement of claim cases in deceased accounts
  8. Internet Banking Services
  9. Mobile Banking
  10. Contact Centre

  1. Display business hours
  2. Render courteous services
  3. Attend to all customers present in the Banking Hall at the close of business hour
  4. Provide separate enquiry or “May I Help You” at large branches
  5. Offer nomination facility to all deposit accounts (accounts in individual /proprietorship capacity) and all safe deposit lockers hirers (in individual capacity)
  6. Display interest rate for various deposit scheme from time to time
  7. Notify change in interest rate on advances
  8. Provide detail of various deposit scheme and services of the Bank.
  9. Issue Demand Draft, Pay Orders etc.
  10. Display time norms for various Banking transactions
  11. Pay interest for delayed credit of outstation cheques as advised by RBI from time to time.
  12. Accord immediate credit in respect of outstation and local cheques upto specified limit subject to certain condition as advised by RBI from time to time.
  13. Provide complaints/ suggestion box in the branch premises.
  14. Display address of Regional /Zonal and Head Offices as well as Nodal Officer dealing with customer grievances/complaints
To act fairly and reasonably in all dealings with customers in matters of
  1. Providing minimum banking facility of receipt and payment of cash cheques at the bank’s counter. Basic banking services are provided in the NO Frills accounts.
  2. Meet the commitments and standards in the charter for the products and services offered and in the procedure and practices followed
  3. Ensuring that products and services meet relevant laws and regulations in letter and spirit.
  4. Ensuring dealings with the customers rest on ethical principles of integrity and transparency
  5. Opening a secure and reliable banking and payment system
  6. To deal quickly and sympathetically with customer grievances arising due to errors, delays in handling of customer related issues or on account of problems arising due to technological failure.
To display on bank’s website
  1. Public awareness on the Ombudsman Scheme- Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Banking Ombudsman (BO) offices are trying to educate the public about the Banking Ombudsman Scheme through awareness campaigns. However, these efforts will be complimented by the Bank.
  2. Our policies would clearly lay out approach to customer care taking into account the geographic spread of branches, segments of customers, need of special sections like senior citizen, physically challenged person etc. This policy will also clearly define and distinguish the features of different products and services and will indicate the target customer group.
  3. The banks approach to financial education aspects documented through a policy frame work
  4. Customer centricity - Customer Centricity - Our bank’s approach to develop ‘Client First Attitude’ by its employees is documented and the same includes aspects such as positive attitudinal change, behavior and practices, the skill gaps of employees, the process of re-engineering the recruitment of staff for the purpose etc. Bank Board will evolve Human Resources policies which will recruit for attitude and train for skills.
  5. The bank’s policy framed to ensure the prescribed response time for every type of grievance will be approved by the Top Management of the bank.
  6. Bank will codify annually all its policies/operational guidelines as that would help the front-line staff to serve the customers.
  7. The internal inspection / audit reports of banks will adequately focus on customer service and the Audit Rating will appropriately reflect the importance of customer service.
  8. A comprehensive policy for Customer Acceptance, Customer Care and Customer Severance.
  9. Deposit Policy.
  10. Cheque Collection Policy.
  11. Grievance Redressal Policy.
  12. Compensation Policy.
  13. Collection of Dues and Security Repossession Policy
To maintain privacy and confidentiality of the customers’ personal information except in the following cases. However, the bank may utilize the information for cross-selling of own products/services.
  1. Where disclosure is under compulsion of law.
  2. Where there is duty to the public to disclose.
  3. Where interest of the bank requires disclosure
  4. Where the disclosure is made with the express or implied consent of the customer.
To publicize the Charter:
  1. Provide the customer a copy of the Charter on request.
  2. Make available this Charter on Bank’s website.
  3. Ensure training to the staff to put the Charter into practice.
To provide services to the customers as per standards laid down in the Code of Bank’s Commitments to customers of BCSBI.
  1. Suggestions/Feed backs are welcome.
  2. Display business hours.
  3. Render courteous services.
  4. Attend to all customers present in the banking hall at the close of business hours.
  5. Provide separate 'Enquiry' or 'May I help you' counter at large branches.
  6. Display interest rates for various deposit schemes from time to time.
  7. Keeping customers informed about changes / modification in interest rates, charges, terms & conditions through bank’s website.
  8. Provide details of various deposit schemes/services of the Bank in the bank’s website.
  9. Display Time-Norms for various banking transactions.
  10. Pay interest for delayed credit of outstation cheques, as advised by RBI from time to time
  11. Provide immediate credit in respect of outstation and local cheques up to a specified limit subject to certain conditions, as advised by RBI from time to time.
  12. Provide complaint book and /suggestion box in the branch premises and provide link on the web-site of the bank to facilitate customers to lodge their grievance.
  13. Display address of administrative offices as well as Nodal Officer dealing with customer grievances/complaints. There will be specific and proper queue management system at branches where there is heavy crowd, with basic facilities of seating arrangements, drinking water etc.
  14. Bank will reconcile certain issues regarding ‘one-man’ branches by putting in place proper safeguards which ensure ‘four eyes’ principle, safety of cash and also continuity of services in case of leave, etc.
  15. Uniform Account Opening Form (AOF) - common to all banks, similar to formats for loans and advances available. Additional information required for individual banks may be obtained in the Annexure to AOF which will also contain detailed checklist of documents to be submitted by the customer and this check-list will also be available in the website of all Banks. Specimen of Account Opening Form is enclosed. For account opening, the Know Your Customer (KYC) regulatory guidelines require us to seek documents for (i) proof of identity and (ii) proof of address. The documents required for account opening are given in Annexure-I
  16. Open no frill accounts under Financial Inclusion with prescribed minimum balance except in accounts where specifically exempted.
  17. Open a Savings Bank account in the name of individuals, singly or jointly, minors of the age of 10 years and above or under natural/legal guardianship or by an illiterate/blind person.
  18. The name of the payee as well as instrument number in case of debit entries and the name of payee bank/drawer of instrument as well as instrument number in case of credit entries will be provided by the bank in the Passbooks/Statement of Accounts.
  19. Transfer the account from one branch to another branch, free of charge.
  20. Account Number Portability: Customer will also be allowed to maintain the same account number in a bank even when he /she moves to another city or shifts his account to another branch in the same city. Request letter for transfer of account with account number portability can be submitted either at transferor or transferee branch.
  21. Provide facility of standing instruction for regular payments like insurance premium, rent, tax etc.
  22. Allow premature withdrawals, unless specified otherwise, at the rate of interest applicable for the period for which the deposit has run or the contracted rate whichever is lower, subject to penalty, if any, prescribed by the bank. No interest will be paid on premature withdrawals of deposit which has remained with the bank for less than prescribed minimum number of days for issuance of FDR.
  23. Allow premature withdrawal of fixed deposits in the name of Deceased Depositor(s) to the Survivors/nominee specified by the depositor(s) at the time of issuance of such fixed deposit. On overdue fixed deposit bank may pay interest as per the method of calculation prescribed from time to time
  24. Allow generally loans/overdrafts against deposits except on Certificates of Deposit (CD) Tax Saver Scheme/ Capital Gains Scheme. Such loans are sanctioned by charging interest at rates directed by RBI from time to time or as prescribed by the Bank.
  25. As a measure of good customer service, the Bank may intimate the depositor in advance regarding the date of maturity. Banks may also provide auto renewal facility at the request of the customer. Renewal Notices for Term Deposits- The term deposit renewal notices will be sent to customers preferably in electronic form to enable them to decide the renewal terms, Statement of all deposit accounts in summary form giving details like principal amount, maturity value, maturity dates, rate of interest, annualized interest yield etc. shall be provided by banks. Further, the bank will not auto-renew the deposit accounts without customer consent in writing.
  26. Pay interest on deposits either monthly at discounted value or quarterly or half-yearly (quarterly compounded i.e., reinvestment of interest) or on the date of maturity at the option of the depositor as applicable under particular deposit scheme. Maturity proceeds of Rs.20,000/- and above will be paid by account payee cheque or credit to account. Cash payment of FDR/TDR will not be made if amount of Principal+ Interest is Rs.20,000/- and more.
  27. Provide TDS statement explicitly mentioning details of gross interest credited and TDS debited as generated from Tax Information Network (TIN) website.
  28. Pay interest on overdue deposit if the deposit is renewed, as decided by the Bank from time to time. If it is not renewed as per bank’s decided norms, to pay interest at savings bank interest rate.
  29. Issue duplicates FDR in the event the original FDR is lost, subject to Depositor(s) completing required formalities prescribed by the Bank from time to time.
  30. Provide linkage of Terms and Conditions of various Products like PPF or any future products introduced for specific segments, say senior citizens, which are provided on an agency basis by bank , properly integrated into the CBS
SPECIAL CUSTOMER Pensioners and Other Senior Citizens –
  1. There will be prioritized service to senior citizens, physically handicapped persons by effective crowd / people management available at all branches.
  2. Provide automatic updation of age records and then conferring senior citizen benefits wherever applicable once a customer becomes a senior citizen.
  3. The needs of the senior citizens and the physically challenged persons will also be an important input for Bank in deciding on the branch locale and its access.
Customers in Rural and Semi urban Areas-
  1. Bank will ensure proper currency exchange facilities and also the quality of notes in circulation in rural areas.
  2. It will be ensured that the branches are opened as per the schedule times and operating them for the full hours.
Self Help Groups (SHGs)-
  1. SHG members will not be forced to take insurance products.
  2. Bank will provide loans to SHGs in tranches. However, the same will take into account the business requirements of the SHG rather than depending solely on the repayment made by the SHGs.
Tribal Areas/North East –
  1. The business correspondent / facilitator model will be used for improving the banking facilities in the tribal areas. Prominent citizens belonging to important Tribes of the region could also be considered for appointment as Business Correspondent (BC).
  2. Bank will ensure that at least one of the staff members in the branches in tribal areas is conversant with local language.
  3. Financial education material in pictorial form and audio presentations in local dialect will be used in Tribal areas.
  4. To achieve the banking/financial inclusion it will be endeavour of the Bank to implement the guidelines provided by the RBI and Government to transfer and posting the staff to the region. Further, the staff so selected and posted will also focus on local talent building and development.
  5. Bank will facilitate opening the accounts for the SHGs in the region in furthering the cause of financial inclusion in the region.
  6. Bank will take further steps for improvement in provision of RTGS / NEFT facility to the customers from the region.
Providing banking facilities to Visually impaired persons-
  1. In order to facilitate access to banking facilities by visually challenged persons, bank will offer banking facilities including cheque book facility / operation of ATM/ locker etc., to the visually challenged who are capable of using those facilities.
  2. Legal Guardianship Certificate issued under the National Trust Act,1999 empowers the disabled persons with autism, cerebral palsy, mental retardation and multiple disabilities to have accounts.
  3. Bank will rely upon the Guardianship Certificate issued either by the District Court under Mental Health Act or by the Local Level Committees under the above Act for the purposes of opening / operating bank accounts.
  4. Essential details about the facilities are enumerated in the Enactment (Mental disabilities Act).
Payment of Balance in Accounts of the deceased customer to Survivor /Claimants.

The bank follows a simplified procedure for settlement of death claims without insisting on production of succession certificate. However, the bank may adopt such safeguards in considering settlement of claims as appropriate including accepting an indemnity bond. The bank will adopt a simplified procedure for settlement of claims of the deceased customers relating to deposits, contents of Lockers and articles kept in safe custody with the bank. The bank is continuously communicating to its customers for making nomination in the accounts in terms of provisions of the Banking Regulation Act.

The simplified procedure as under:

Settlement of Claim Cases on the basis of Nomination

Where the customer has made a nomination in the deposit account/Locker/ articles kept in safe custody, on death of such customer, the nominee is required to make a request on prescribed form to the concerned branch along with death certificate or other proof of death.

The nominee is required to establish his/her identity. The bank will make the payment to the nominee unless on or before the time of payment any order of court is received prohibiting the bank from making such payment. The nominee will receive the money/contents of locker as a trustee of the legal heirs of the deceased.

Settlement of Claim Cases in Joint Accounts with Survivorship Clause

In a Joint Account, if the Account Opening Form provides for payment of the balance to the survivor, upon the death of one of the account holders, payment can be made to the survivor unless on or before the time of payment any order of court is received prohibiting the bank from making such payment. The survivor has to provide a Death Certificate or other proof of death of the joint holder. The Survivor can make a request to the concerned branch for transfer of the outstanding balance in his name.

Settlement of Claim Cases in Joint Accounts with Survivorship Clause

In such cases, the claimant is required to submit a claim form. In case the legal heirs of the deceased customer are identifiable and there is no dispute amongst the legal heirs, the bank has not prescribed any upper ceiling up to which claims can be settled without insisting for obtaining Succession Certificate/Letter of Administration etc. These claims are settled after obtaining Indemnity with or without Surety to the satisfaction of the bank. In case only one of the legal heirs wants to claim / receive the amount or contents of locker etc. he/she can obtain a Power of Attorney in his/her favor from the other legal heirs for receiving the amount of the Deposit Accounts and / or the contents of the Locker.

Timeline for settlement

In case all formalities are completed by the claimant(s) the claim will be settled within 15 days from the date of submission of claim documents, complete in all respects, to the Branch.

At the time of payment of the claim, the claimant(s) shall give receipt to the Branch.

Exchange of Soiled/Slightly Mutilated Currency Notes at Public Sector Banks.

All branches of the bank will exchange freely soiled and slightly mutilated / cut notes of all denominations. No essential feature of the note should be missing. The bank’s currency chest branches will exchange torn/mutilated/defective notes free of cost. Currency exchange facility is offered to the Bank's customers and others

The Bank follows RBI guidelines in this respect. RBI has permitted the banks to exchange mutilated currency notes which are genuine and where mutilations are such as not to cause suspicion or fraud. The Bank's currency chest branches exchange all categories of mutilated currency notes. Refund value of these notes is, however, paid as per RBI (Note refund) Rules. Currency exchange facility is offered to the Bank's customers and others.

Safe Deposit Vaults ( Lockers)

The facility of safe deposit lockers is an ancillary service offered by the Bank. There will be a completely transparent process in the allocation of locker facility. The bank's branches offering this Facility will indicate/display this information. The identification of locker branches shall be done by the Bank at its discretion based on potential and commercial considerations etc. as the relationship of the Bank with the locker hirer(s) that of Bailor and Bailee. Bank shall exercise due care and necessary precautions for the safety of lockers provided to the customers like ordinary prudence will do in his case. However, bank shall not be liable for any damage or loss to lockers or its contents, due to any reasons(s) whatsoever.

The major aspects governing the services:

  1. A locker may be hired by an individual (not minor), firm, limited company, specified associations, societies, etc.
  2. Nomination facility is available to individual hirer of safe deposit locker.
  3. Loss of key should be immediately informed to the branch. However all the expenses incurred in repairing the lock and key shall be borne by the hirer(s).
  4. Lessee may use his/her own pad lock on the locker. Locker holders are however, advised to get an insurance cover for the jewellery, valuables etc. kept in the locker.
  5. Lockers are available in different sizes.
  6. Lockers are rented out for a minimum period of one year. Rent is payable in advance. In case of overdue rent, the bank will charge penalty as decided from time to time.
  7. The rent may be paid from the deposit account of the lessee through standing instruction.
  8. The Bank reserves its right to break open the locker if the rent is not paid despite notices sent by the bank as per the rules, and recover charges thereof.
  9. The facility of safe deposit vault is available to customers having SB/CA account with the bank. For availing the above facility, the customer has to deposit a prescribed amount in fixed deposit for a minimum period of three years for meeting the annual rent of the locker out of interest and to meet break open charges, if required.

Articles in Safe Custody

Articles like shares, securities, etc. can be kept in safe custody with the Bank on prescribed charges wherever such facility is offered. Large/small boxes must be locked by the customer(s) and particulars must be written/ painted thereon. The lock should be covered by sturdy cloth and sealed with the customer's seal. Relationship of banker and customer shall be that of bailer and bailee.

Remittance Services

Before taking delivery of the drafts, customer is to verify that the draft is complete in all respects including signature of the official(s) along with their specimen signature numbers at the place provided for.

Bank will issue duplicate demand draft to the customer within a fortnight from the receipt of request. For delay in issuing duplicate draft beyond the above stipulated period, the bank will pay interest at the rate applicable for fixed deposit of corresponding maturity in order to compensate the customer for such delay.

  1. Customers may remit funds from one centre to another centre by RTGS, NEFT/EFT and Demand Drafts by paying specified charges.
  2. Demand Drafts for Rs 50,000/- and above will be issued by the banks only by debit to the customer's account or against cheques or other instruments tendered by the purchaser and not against cash payment. Similarly, such payments for Rs 50,000/- and above will be made through banking channels and not in cash.
  3. The drafts can be revalidated by the payee(s) if they are identified as the holder in due course. The drafts can be revalidated only once within one year from the date of issue. After one year of the draft, they are to be cancelled at the issuing branch, and a fresh draft obtained after paying the requisite service charges.

ATM/DEBIT CARD TRANSACTIONS

Branches in North Eastern region will endeavour to arrange for backup of alternate sources of energy for supply of power for ATM machines so as to ensure continuous service to the customers.

In case of doubt about the success / failure of an ATM transaction, the copy of the JP log called for from an acquiring bank and the preceding and succeeding transactions will also be included in the copy.

Mobile Banking –

Transaction Value, Destination of transaction (two level authorisation for non-routine destinations), security based on hand-sets, frequency of payments will be introduced.

Bank will encourage formation of user communities to get feedback on the banks and also to enhance the efficiency of their products and design new products.

SMS/E-MAIL ALERTS

Account settlement in POF format will be sent by e-mail. If customer requests so (password encrypted document)

Bank will send e-mail giving the balance position at agreed periodicity viz. daily, weekly fortnightly etc. to current account holders with high transactions.

ECS MANDATE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Mandate Management System is working effectively to comply with the mandate given by the customer in respect of limit of debit amount, expiry date, withdrawal of mandate, etc. Withdrawal of mandate for any ECS debit payment will not be left to the mercy of the beneficiary.

LOANS AND ADVANCES

  1. Pricing and Non-pricing Terms and Conditions of Loans- All Pricing and Non-pricing Terms and Conditions of Loans will be in strict conformity with the Regulatory Guidelines and correctly capture the risks involved and the rating of the borrowers concerned individually or as a class. Regulation will ensure that customers clearly understand the pricing policies of banks, and the Supervision will ensure strict compliance of bank with the Regulatory Guidelines regarding Pricing and Non-pricing terms governing all Loans.
  2. The CBS software will be so enabled so as to provide the following Provision to apply for Retail Loan and will be available in bank’s portal and Internet Banking. Reason for Penal Interest on Loan accounts, Rate of Interest charged in Loan accounts etc. will be mentioned in the Passbooks/Statement of Accounts.
  3. Housing Loan Interest Certificate/Education Loan interest Certificates are required for Income Tax purpose by the borrowers every year. CBS software will be enabled to generate/issue such certificates in respect of all Housing Loan and Educational Loan customers in the month of April every year.
  4. Loan Statement- Bank will ensure that loan statements are issued to the borrowers periodically giving details of loan disbursed, demands and repayments effect alongwith interest and details of charges.
  5. Loan Documents- Borrower will be made aware upfront about various documents required to be produced for processing of loan application, instead of in piecemeal.
  6. Bank will automatically provide annual account statement to Home Loan customers without request from them. Such statements will contain details of payment made towards principal and interest including principal outstanding.
  7. Normally bank guarantees will be closed and margin money returned upon return of original bank guarantee duly discharged by the beneficiary. In its absence, it will be closed one month after its expiry and after intimating the beneficiary. The title deeds will be returned to the customers within a period of 15 days after the loan closure and for delayed return of title deeds or where there is a loss of title deeds in the custody of the bank customer will be suitably compensated as per the Compensation Policy of the Bank.
  8. Bank has already switched over to Base Rate. Notice with regard to the benefits of switchover and option available to the customer is displayed on our website. .
  9. Bank will send SMS or e-mail alert informing the change in interest rate on loan availed due to change in base rate etc.

Ultimate delivery channel is Branch Office/specialized Branch Office besides availability of alternative delivery channel viz. ATMs, INTERNET BANKING SERVICE, Mobile Banking, Credit Card etc. It is the responsibility of Branch Manager to provide services to the customers as per standards/norms. Any query/grievance be addressed to the Branch Manager/Call Centre.

Customers can obtain the details of the products/services from the Branch or download from Bank’s public domain website. Bank reserves the right to change /amend the terms and conditions of any Scheme/services at any time.

Indicative time norms for various transactions subject to submission of required documents by the customers are given in Annexure – I to vi

  1. Check your statement of account or passbook regularly.
  2. Bring pass book while withdrawing cash from savings bank account through withdrawal slip. Get pass book updated from time to time.
  3. Ensure safe custody of cheque book and pass book. Pass book, Cheque book, ATM/Debit Card not to be kept together.
  4. Issue crossed/account payee cheques as far as possible.
  5. Ensure cheque is crossed and at the back of the cheque the account number and mobile number is mentioned before dropping in the cheque drop box.
  6. While tendering the cheques at the branch for collection/ dropping the cheques in drop box, acknowledgement can be obtained from the officials.
  7. Check the details of the cheque namely, date, amount in words and figures, crossing, etc. before issuing it. As far as possible, issue cheques after rounding off the amount to nearest rupee.
  8. To prevent from any loss, cheque be issued without cutting/overwriting. No changes/corrections should be carried out on the cheques). For any change in the payee’s name, courtesy amount (amount in figures) or legal amount (amount in words) etc. fresh cheque forms should be used by customers. This would help banks to identify and control fraudulent alterations. Cutting in date, wherever required should be for re-validation of ‘Stale Cheque’. Blanks in spaces meant for writing ‘Payee’s’ Name/Amount in word and figure should be securely plugged by putting cross/drawing a line.
  9. Cheque issued with cuttings are liable to be rejected if presented in clearing functioning under ‘Cheque Truncation System’ (CTS), even though the cutting/s is/are authenticated.
  10. Send cheques and other financial instruments by Registered post or by courier. Do not sign blank cheques. Also do not record your specimen signature either on pass book or on cheque book.
  11. Not to issue cheque without adequate balance; maintain minimum balance
  12. Use nomination facility
  13. Note down account numbers, details of FDR, locker number, etc. separately.
  14. Inform change of address, telephone number etc. to the branch.
  15. Inform loss of demand draft, fixed deposit receipt, cheque leave(s)/book, key of locker, etc. immediately to the Branch.
  16. Pay interest, installments, locker rent and other dues on time.
  17. Not to introduce any person who is not personally known to you for the purpose of opening account
  18. Ensure safe custody of the Delivery Book in the Demat Accounts and not to keep any blank signed slip in the Book.
  19. Complaint relating to deficiency of customer service should be reported within a reasonable time provided this is within the prescribed period of preservation of relevant record.
  20. Operate account regularly to maintain the status as operative/Active. Inform Bank if you intend not to operate the account for some time.
  21. Avail standing instructions facility for repeat transactions.
  22. Ensure safe custody of credit card, debit/ATM card. Wherever signature on the card is mandatory, it should not be left unsigned.
  23. Ensure confidentiality of password for internet banking and PIN for Credit/ Debit Card.
  24. In case of loss of ATM/Debit card, notify your bank (bank’s call centre) to take immediate steps to prevent the same from being misused. Customer shall be liable for any misuses until the time the bank has been notified.
  25. Never leave credit card unattended. Do not bend credit card.
  26. Do not give account details, password for any other security information to anyone. Memorize personal identification number (PIN) and change it on regular basis.
  27. Not to respond to any unauthorized email/ email asking for password /PIN.
  28. Use SMS alert facility and notify any change in mobile number.
  29. Avoid accessing bank’s internet banking site through a link from another site or an email. Verify the domain name displayed to avoid spoof website.
  30. Not to use cyber cafes/shared PCs to access any internet banking site.
  31. Log off the PCs when not in use.
  32. As a matter of good practice, personal firewall software and antivirus software should be installed on desktop and latest available updates should be regularly down loaded. In case of doubt reconfirm by double checking the Padlock Symbol/Icon on webpage to ensure that the site is running in secure mode before any confidential / sensitive information is fed.
  33. Change internet banking password regularly. Keep password a combination of alphabet, special character and number.
  34. Always logout from internet banking before closing the window. Use virtual key board for entering internet banking login ID and Password especially when not using own PC. There might be a risk of capturing key strokes.
  35. Do not store ID/PIN in the internet explorer browser.
  36. Cooperate with the Bank/ police / any other investigating agency, for any investigation on any transaction on your account
  37. Bring any deficiency in services to the notice of the bank.
  38. Furnish the nominations for deposit and pension account separately.
  39. Correct PAN number/ form 15G or 15H is to be furnished at the commencement of financial year enabling to deduct TDS correctly.
  40. Account holder is to ensure that account is not used for money laundering or for any fraudulent transaction.
  41. Customer obligation - Proper utilization of Bank Loan and Timely Repayment.

  1. BCSBI Codes are exhibited on our website.
  2. Special efforts will be made to educate the customers in the use of technology in banking. Banks will make use of Print media, Television, All India Radio for this purpose. Short training programmes at the branch level will also be arranged for the customers.
  3. Bank will ensure full transparency to the customer in levying of various fees/ service charges and penalties.
  4. Bank will establish a proper Customer Grievance / Assistance Centre which works in an integrated manner across channels like - branches, call centres, IVR, internet and mobile. The personnel in the Call centres who receive the grievances should be empowered to make decisions.
  5. Use of various technology channels for customer education and gathering suggestion for improving service will be made.
  6. Bank will implement a relevant Customer Relationship Management system to capture and track customer issues and complaints.

We are committed to serve you to your satisfaction and make your experience of patronizing our services an enjoyable one. However, should you feel that our services need improvement and wish to lodge your feedback/complaint; we welcome your valuable suggestions and feedback. Our endeavor shall be to convert your complaint into a compliment. In case of any complaint about our service or product, the matter may be brought to the notice of the concerned Manager for its immediate redressal. Kindly obtain the feedback/complaint form from the branch or you may download from our public domain website and submit it against acknowledgement to the branch or send it through email

Online Grievance Redressal System - Bank has provided a link named SPGRS for online registration of grievance on its website. The Online Grievance System would provide access to the customer also for recording the complaint, complaint status tracking and receiving response from the bank.

In case of non redressal, you may contact the following

and / or

  1. Call Centre on toll free number 1800-103-0123 or Customer Service Cell, Operations and Services Department, UCO Bank, Head Office on e-mail ID hopgr@ucobank.co.in
  2. Nodal Officers posted at every Zonal Office
  3. If the complaint is not redressed within a reasonable time, contact the concerned Zonal Head/Circle Head.

Our toll free helpdesk number and contact details of other functionaries mentioned above are displayed at the branch notice board and are also available on the bank’s website

If you have ATM related complaints on account of following reasons:-

  1. Cash not dispensed
  2. Short dispensation of cash
  3. Account debited twice but cash dispensed once.
  4. Non- hot listing the ATM card once reported as stolen/lost

The grievance may be sent giving full details of the case to the branch where your account is maintained or to the designated contact person. The address of the contact person is displaced at all ATM locations, bank branch and on our website.

However, if the complaint remains unresolved, the grievance may be sent giving full details of the case to: Bank’s Nodal Officer (General Manager) for customer complaints.

We shall endeavor to resolve your complaint/grievance at the earliest.

After exhausting above machineries/channels, if the customer is still not satisfied, he may write to the Chairman and Managing Director of the bank

S.L. no. Service Documents required Time norms (indicative) (after completion of form
1. Opening of SB accounts A. For Identity Proof, copy of any one: i) Passport ii) PAN Card iii) Voter ID Card iv) Identity Card (subject to the Bank’s satisfaction) v) Driving license vi) Letter from recognized public authority or public servant verifying identity and residence of the customer to the satisfaction of the Bank vi) Aadhar card/ Letter issued by UIDAI containing name, address and Aadhar no. (where applicable)
  1. For Proof of address, copy of any one:
  2. i) Electricity Bill ii) *Telephone Bill iii) Bank account statement iv) Ration Card v) Letter from recognized public authority to the satisfaction of the Bank vi) Letter from employer (Subject to satisfaction of Bank)

(vii) Adhar Card (where applicable)

  1. Photograph

15 Minutes

2 Closing of SB accounts Passbook, Unused cheque book, ATM/Debit Card 10 Minutes
3 Opening of Term Deposit Accounts As applicable in SB accounts 15 Minutes
4 Payment of Term Deposits Original FDR/ RD pass book 10 Minutes
5 Issuance of duplicate FDR Indemnity Bond 20 Minutes from the receipt of applicatio-n along with required document-s by the base branch.
6 Opening of Current Account
  1. For Identity Proof submit copy of any one: i) Passport ii) PAN Card iii) Voter ID Card iv) Identity Card (subject to the Bank’s satisfaction) v) Driving license vi) Letter from recognized public authority or public servant verifying identity and residence of the customer to the satisfaction of the Bank vi) Aadhar card/ Letter issued by UIDAI containing name ,address and Aadhar no (where applicable)
  2. For Proof of address submit copy of any one: i) Electricity Bill ii) Telephone Bill iii) Bank account statement iv) Ration Card v) Letter from recognized public authority to the satisfaction of the Bank vi) Letter from employer (Subject to satisfaction of Bank)

vii) Adhar Card (where applicable)

  1. Photograph of authorized signatories
  2. Introduction
  3. Partnership Deed in case of partnership concern.
  4. Memorandum of Association and Article of Association in case of Company along with Board Resolution.
30 Minutes
7 Closing of Current account Unused cheque book, ATM/ Debit Card 10 minutes
8 Transfer of accounts/ Transfer of accounts with account number portability Request letter for transfer of account at any branch i.e. transferor or transferee branch 3 working days
9 Receipt of cash * -Through SWO -Through H/cashier Up to Rs. 25,000/Above Rs.25,000/- 7 Minutes 15 Minutes
10 Payment of cash * -Through SWO -Through H/cashier Up to Rs.20,000/- Above Rs.25,000/- 7 Minutes 15 Minutes
11 Updation of passbook/ issuance of statement of a/c On the counter 5 Minutes
12 Issuance of cheque Book -Non personalized -Personalized (For new customer after 10 days) Requisition to be submitted at base branch. 10 Minutes 10 working days
13 Issuance of ATM/ Debit Card -Non personalized -Personalized Requisition to be submitted any branch. 10 Minutes 10 working days
14 Internet Banking Service facility Requisition to be submitted at base branch or through ATM 7 working days
15 Mobile Banking facility   7 working days
16 Remittance-RTGS/ NEEFT/Draft   15 Minutes
17. Payment of Drafts   7 Minutes
18 Collection of cheques -Local -Outstation -National Clearing   2-3 working days 10-14 working days 7 working days
19 Retirement of Bills   20-30 Minutes
20 Settlement of deceased claim In case of nomination registered - Death Certificate , Duly filled claim forms In other cases - Death Certificate, Duly filled claim form , Indemnity bond with surety/ succession certificate (depends upon claimed amount) 15 working days
21 Issuance of Locker facility Subject to availability. Identity and address proof. Locker Agreement, 30 Minutes
22 Stop payment/ Standing instructions   10 Minutes
23 Redressal of complaints - ATM / related -Internet Banking service related -Others   7 working days/ 48 hours/

30 working days

Retail Loan Scheme
PRODUCT DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TIME NORMS*

UCO Home Loan

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof (Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,)
  3. Residence Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  4. Proof of Income (I.T Returns, Assessment order, Salary Certificate etc..,){Both Applicant & Co-Applicants}
  5. Bank statement for last Six months.
  6. Net worth/Statement of means (Applicant; Co-Applicant; Guarantor}
  7. Property documents (Sale deed, Agreement of sale etc..,)

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO Two Wheeler Loan

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof (Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,)
  3. Residence Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  4. Proof of Income (I.T Returns, Assessment order, Salary Certificate etc..,)
  5. Bank statement for last Six months.
  6. Net worth/Statement of means
  7. Quotation from authorized dealer for vehicle to be purchased.
  8. Loan Agreement along with RTO set.

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO Car Loan

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof:

Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,(in case of individual borrower)

Certificate of incorporation, Articles of association, memorandum of association, Pan card etc.., (in case of firms or Business Units)

  1. Residence/Address Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  2. Proof of income (I.T Returns, Assessment order, Sales tax returns etc..,)
  3. Bank statement for last Six months.
  4. Net worth/Statement of means (Applicant; Co-Applicant; Guarantor)
  5. Quotation from authorized dealer for vehicle to be purchased.
  6. Loan Agreement along with RTO set.

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO Education Loan

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof (Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,)
  3. Residence Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  4. Proof of Income (I.T Returns, Assessment order, Salary Certificate etc..,){Both Applicant & Co-Applicants}
  5. Bank statement for last Six months.
  6. Net worth/Statement of means (Applicant; Co-Applicant; Guarantor}
  7. Proof of Education (Mark sheet/ Degree certificate of Class X, Class XII, UG/PG etc.., as applicable)
  8. Documents having qualified the qualifying examination for admission.
  9. Letter of Selection/Letter confirming secured admission.
  10. Prospectus/Letter from institute where seeking admission along with fee structure & Scheduled expenses.
  11. Place of domicile proof of co-applicant/parent
  12. Property documents (Sale deed, Property tax etc..,)[as per the quantum of loan if offered as collateral security]

Within 15 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO Cash

(Personal Loan)

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof (Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,)
  3. Residence Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  4. Proof of Income (Latest salary slip showing all deductions, I.T Returns etc..,)
  5. Bank statement for last Six months.
  6. Net worth/Statement of means.
  7. Letter from Employer accepting salary deductions for the EMI & Undertaking that salary of the employee will not routed through other bank and that in case of transfer it will seek a clearance certificate from branch.
  8. Property documents (Sale deed, Property tax etc..,)[as per the quantum of loan if offered as collateral security]

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO Property Loan

(Mortgage Loan)

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof (Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,)
  3. Residence Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  4. Proof of Income (I.T Returns, Assessment order, Salary Certificate etc..,){Both Applicant & Co-Applicants}
  5. Bank statement for last Six months.
  6. Net worth/Statement of means (Applicant; Co-Applicant)
  7. Property documents (Sale deed, Property tax etc..,)

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO SWABHIMAN (Reverse Mortgage Loan for Senior Citizens)

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof (Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,)
  3. Residence Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  4. Bank statement for last Six months.
  5. Net worth/Statement of means (Applicant; Co-Applicant; Guarantor}
  6. Property documents (Sale deed, Property tax etc..,)

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO Securities

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof (Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,)
  3. Residence Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  4. Proof of Income (I.T Returns, Assessment order, Salary Certificate etc..,){Both Applicant & Co-Applicants}
  5. Bank statement for last Six months.
  6. Original security holding documents (NSC, KVP, LIC Policy Etc..,)
  7. Mandatory form for the security to be Pledged/assigned/transferred in the name of bank property.

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO Pensioner Loan

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof (Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,)
  3. Residence Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  4. Net worth/Statement of means (Applicant; Co-Applicant; Guarantor}
  5. Bank statement for last Six months.
  6. Irrevocable letter of authority from the pensioners to the bank authorizing the bank to recover the installments from out of pension amount credited to the account.

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO Shopper

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof (Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,)
  3. Residence Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  4. Proof of Income (I.T Returns, Assessment order, Salary Certificate etc..,){Both Applicant & Co-Applicants}
  5. Bank statement for last Six months.
  6. Net worth/Statement of means (Applicant; Co-Applicant; Guarantor}
  7. Quotation from authorized dealer for the goods intended to purchase.

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO Gold Loan

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof:

Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,(in case of individual borrower)

Certificate of incorporation, Articles of association, memorandum of association, Pan card etc.., (in case of firms or Business Units)

  1. Residence/Address Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  2. Agriculture Property documents(Sale deed; Property Passbook etc..,) [applicable in case of Agri Loan ]
 

UCO CA Loan

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof:

Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,(in case of individual borrower)

Certificate of incorporation, Articles of association, memorandum of association, Pan card etc.., (in case of firms or Business Units)

  1. Residence/Address Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  2. Proof of income (I.T Returns, Assessment order, Sales tax returns etc..,)
  3. Certificate of registration with Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI) and also holding valid certificate/license for carrying out the practice.
  4. Bank statement for last Six months.
  5. Last three years balance sheets of the firms and sales tax/income tax returns.
  6. Net worth/Statement of means (Applicant; Co-Applicant; Guarantor}
  7. Property documents (Sale deed, Agreement of sale, etc..,)[as applicable]

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO Doctor

  1. Loan Application form duly filled with recent photograph.
  2. Identity/Age Proof:

Voter ID, Pan Card, Driving License etc..,(in case of individual borrower)

Certificate of incorporation, Articles of association, memorandum of association, Pan card etc.., (in case of Medical Units)

  1. Residence/Address Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  2. Proof of income (I.T Returns, Assessment order, sales tax returns etc..,)
  3. Recognized degree certificate in the field of medicine like MBBS/BAMS/BDS/BHMS etc..,
  4. Bank statement for last Six months.
  5. Last three years balance sheets of the firms and sales tax/income tax returns.
  6. Projected Balance sheets of the firms for next two years.
  7. Net worth/Statement of means (Applicant; Co-Applicant; Guarantor)
  8. Property documents (Sale deed, Agreement of sale, etc..,)[as applicable]

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

UCO Corporate Home Loan

  1. Loan Application form duly filled.
  2. Identity Proof (Certificate of incorporation, Articles of association, memorandum of association, Pan Card etc..,)
  3. Address Proof (Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Property Tax etc..,)
  4. Proof of income (I.T Returns, Assessment order, sales tax returns etc..,)
  5. Bank statement for last Six months.
  6. Last three years balance sheets of the firms and sales tax/income tax returns.
  7. Net worth/Statement of means (Firm; Directors; Guarantors)
  8. Property documents (Sale deed, Agreement of sale, etc..,)[as applicable]
  9. NOC from existing bankers.

Within 30 days from the date of receipt of complete

information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

Note:- * Time Norms are subjected to change as per the level of sanctioning authority up to a maximum of 90 days from the date of receipt of complete information from the applicant pertaining to the loan application.

  1. Government Business – products /Services

(Available at select branches)

Senior Citizen Saving Scheme, 2004

 
 

The proof of date of disbursal of such retirement benefits along with a certificate from the employer indicating the fact of retirement on superannuation or

otherwise, retirement benefit, employment held and period of such

employment with the employer is to be attached with the application form.

  1. Form A - Application Form
  2. Form B-Extension of Tenure
  3. Form C -Nomination Form
  4. Form E - closure of A/c
  5. Form F - Death of a Depositor before maturity

Form G -Transfer of an account from one branch to another

A/c open : 25-30 minutes

For Deposit : 10-12 minutes A/c closure : 25-30 minutes

(Subject to fulfillment of formalities)

 

RBI 8% Savings (Taxable) Bonds, 2003

 
 

Applications :

i. Applications for the Bonds may be made in Form ‘A’ or in any other form as near as thereto stating clearly the amount and the full name and address of the applicant.

ii. Applications should be accompanied by the necessary payment in the form of cash/ drafts/cheques.

iii. Applicant who have obtained exemption from tax under the relevant provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961, shall make a declaration to that effect in the application (in Form 'A') and submit a true copy of the certificate obtained from Income-Tax Authorities.

A/c open : 25-30 minutes

For Deposit : 10-12 minutes A/c closure : 25-30 minutes

(Subject to fulfillment of formalities)

 

Public Provident Fund Scheme-1968

 
 

1. Application may be made by individual in their own name as well as on behalf of minor. Opening of account by HUF is not permitted.

2. Duration of the scheme is 15 years. Thereafter it can be extended for 1 or more block of 5 years each.

3. Minimum investment for a financial year is Rs. 500.00 ( thereafter in multiple of Rs. 500.00 ), subject to a maximum of Rs. 1 Lac. It may be deposited in lump sum or maximum 12 instalment

4.Interest on PPF deposit is not taxable. Loans and withdrawals are permitted depending upon the age account

5. In case a customer is not in a position to invest during a particular financial year the account may be revived on payment @ Rs 50.00 per year along with arrear of subscription.

A/c open : 25-30 minutes

For processing of Loan/withdrawal : 25-30 minutes

(Subject to fulfillment of formalities)

 

Pension

 
 

Life Certificate, NonEmployment Certificate, Re-Employment Certificate, Re-Marriage / Marriage Certificate, Undertaking for refund of excess payment and any other Certificate that may be prescribed from time to time. The branch also obtains specimen signatures / thumb impression in the disburser’s portion of the PPO.

For opening of a/c : 30 minutes*

Pension will be disbursed every month in the last 4 working days of the month, except for pension for the month of March, which shall be credited on or after the 1st working day of April.

For delay in payment of pension, bank will to pay interest @ Bank Rate + 2% for the period of delay.

*Subject to fulfillment of formalities

 

e-stamping of doc (Payment of Non Judicial duty)

 
 

Customer has to fill up iHppiicaitfam form for e- stamping of documents. The amount can be paid by way of cash, demand draft, pay order, transfer, RTGS and NE FT.

The facility is available at the designated branches and a receipt with unique number will be provided to the customer immediately on deposit of stamp duty amount.

Time Norm is 20 to 25 minutes*

*Subject to fulfillment of formalities

 

e-payment of VAT

 
 

This facility is available only for account holders of Bank and TIN holders registered with Department of Commercial Taxes of the concerned state.

On real time basis. Once the customer account is debited, transaction gets completed at Government website and tax will be treated as payment made to Government. Amount paid after 8.00PM, will be treated for next day payment.

 

Collection of Direct Taxes - ON-LINE TAX ACCOUNTING SYSTEM (OLTAS)

 
 
  1. Main portion of the challan and the taxpayer's counterfoil form be filled in properly and the amount and major head of account to which the amount is to be counted/credited to be correctly recorded therein.

Details of the Permanent Account Number (PAN) or Tax Deduction Account N umber (TAN), name and address of the taxpayer, assessment year and nature and type of payment are to be properly filled in.

The amount should be written correctly both in words and figures

For physical payment of challan: 15-20 minutes.*

For e-payment: On real time basis. Once the customer account is debited, transaction gets completed at Government website and tax will be treated as payment made to Government. Amount paid after 8.00PM, will be treated for next day payment.

*Subject to fulfillment of formalities

 

Collection of Indirect Taxes - Electronic

Accounting System in Excise and Service Tax (EASIES T)

 
 
  1. Main portion of the challan and the taxpayer's counterfoil form be filled in properly and the amount and major head of account to which the amount is to be accounted/credited be correctly recorded therein.
  2. Details of the Assessee code, name and address of the taxpayer, nature and type of payment are to be properly filled in.
  3. The amount should be written correctly both in words and figures.

For physical payment of challan: 15-20 minutes.*

For e-payment: On real time basis. Once the customer account is debited, transaction gets completed at Government website and tax will be treated as payment made to Government. Amount paid after 8.00PM, will be treated for next day payment.

*Subject to fulfillment of formalities

 

International Banking - Products /Services

Product

Documents required

Time Norms

Merchant Exports

  1. Handling of documents relating to Exports of Goods and Services on different tenors (Sight / Usance)
  2. Negotiation of Export Bills under Letter of Credit
  3. Purchase of Export Bills accompanied with Purchase Order from buyers
  4. Handling of Export Bills on Collection Basis
  1. Request of the exporter to handle the export bills
  2. Original Export Letter of Credit, if the bill is under LC
  3. Document to title of goods viz. Full set of Negotiable Bill of Lading / Airway Bill etc.
  4. Shipping Bill (2 copies) cleared by the Customs/SDF Form/GR Form / PP Form/ Softex Form
  5. Other documents (viz.

Bill of Exchange/Packing List/Inspection Certificate / Insurance Certificate etc.) as per the requirement of the Buyer/ Export Letter of Credit.

Original FIRC, in case of advance payment of bills.

Normally about 4 hours from the receipt of the bill, keeping in view of the nature of transaction.

Imports into India

All imports into India are subject to FEMA provisions and Foreign Trade Policy in force at the time of Opening the Letter of Credit / Payment of Import Bills.

At the time of Opening of Letter of Credit

  1. Application for opening of Letter of Credit
  2. Annexure (whether under OGL / License
  3. Supporting Contract
  4. IE Code No.

Import License (Exchange

Control Copy), if applicable.

At the time of retiring Import Bills under Letter of Credit or outside letter of credit

  • Application for Sale of Foreign Currency against Imports (Form Al)
  1. Supporting Contract.
  2. IE Code No.
  3. Import License (Exchange Control Copy), if applicable.

At the time of retiring import bills under Letter of Credit

  1. Application for Sale of Foreign Currency against imports (Form Al)
  2. Bill of Entry, in case of Usance documents / goods already received by the party

At the time of retiring Import Bills under Collection

Request of the importer to

handle the import bills

  1. Invoices of the goods / services of the goods/ services imported
  2. Document to title of goods viz. Full set of Negotiable Bill of lading /Airway Bill etc.
  3. Other documents (viz.

Bill of Exchange /

Packing List / Inspection Certificate / Insurance Certificate etc.), Bank Guarantee in case of advance payment for more than amount stipulated, Credit Report on Foreign Supplier

  1. Al Form duly filled in
  2. Bill of Entry (Exchange Control Copy), in case goods have already been received by the party.
  1. Opening of Letter of Credit - 1 day after receipt of documents complete in all respect (subject to availability of satisfactory Credit Report about overseas Supplier/Seller)
  2. Retirement of Import Bills -

Same day on receipt of

documents upto 3.00 pm.

Collection of Instruments payable in Foreign currency and Instant Credit for Small Value Instruments

To collect Foreign currency Instruments and to provide immediate credit to account holders of the bank maintaining savings or current account.

Pay slips for Foreign Currency Cheques

(Foreign Currency Cheques / instruments denominated in US Dollar is not collected by us)

  • Indemnity form for collection of cheque
  1. Collection of Cheques after 21 working days from receipt of funds by the bank.
  2. Instant Credit of

GBP/EUR/JPY/AUD/CAD Cheques/ Instruments (restricted to Rs.15,000/-) on same day, subject to request complete in all respect

Foreign Inward Remittances for Beneficiaries in India

Following arrangements / modes of foreign inward remittances are in place:

  1. Remittances by way of SWIFT Transfer/ Demand Draft / Cheque (other than USD) / Currency notes etc.
  2. Remittances under Money Transfer Service Scheme with the under mentioned Service Providers:
  3. Weizmann Forex Ltd. for Western Union
  1. The above arrangements are subject to RBI master circulars No. 5,13 & 14/2011-12 dated July 1, 2011 revised from time to time.
  2. Facilities receiving remittances / payments from abroad, in Foreign Currency and Indian Rupees.
  3. Facilitate remittances meant for various purposes viz. Family maintenance / deposits in resident and nonresident accounts / advance against exports of goods and services etc.
 

Swift Remittances:

Next working day of the Value Date, depending upon remitting centre time zone.

Encashment of Currency Notes.Traveller Cheques:

About 30 minutes through selected branches only.

For Demand Drafts - payable on demand (3rd day from the date of submission of instrument in the branch)

Money Transfer Service Scheme:

About 30 minutes. This might slightly vary from branch to branch.

Foreign Outward Remittance for Resident

  1. A resident of India may remit foreign currency amount in favour of a beneficiary residing outside India.
  2. Services to all customers, through our Foreign Exchange Authorized Branches
  3. Exchange Rates on real time basis.

Clear and complete information and instructions about remitter / Currency of remittance / Amount of remittance / Value date / Beneficiary's account number / Beneficiary's name / Purpose of remittance / Receive Money Form / KYC documents etc., depending upon the nature of inward remittance.

  1. Application on a form prescribed as per FEMA / Bank's guidelines, duly completed in all respects and signed.
  2. Form A2 for transactions exceeding of USD 5,000 or equivalent and application cum declaration form (modified A2 forms) for transactions below USD 5,000 or equivalent

Declaration / other requisite documents as per guidelines under FEMA / RBI / Bank's guidelines.

Completion of KYC documents in case of Non- Account Holders.

1 day*

*Subject to fulfillment of formalities and sufficient balance in the account.

Credit Scheme ( Bank specific)

Agriculture Credit Scheme

1

Scheme for financing under Krishi Card (Kisan Credit Card )

Simplified composite loan document for all agriculture loan up to Rs. One Lac Hypothecation Agreement

  1. Up to Rs.1 lac - One week
  2. Above Rs.1 lac &up to Rs.20 lacs – 4 weeks
  3. Above Rs.20 lacs -6 to 8 weeks
  4. Subject to fulfillment of formalities
 

National Savings Certificate /Fixed deposit receipts and Kishan Vikas Patra to farmers.

Credit against gold garments/jeweler to farmers

Produce marketing

( loan schemes)

Farm mechanization Scheme- Financing for purchase of farm machinery and repair /renovation of tractors and power items.

Scheme for financing farmers for purchase of 2nd hand tractor

Scheme for financing self propelled combine harvester.

Scheme for financing farmers for purchase of trucks also other transport vehicles.

Scheme for financing minor irrigation.

Scheme for financing development of horticulture (fruits, flowers and vegetables) and plantation crops.

Scheme for financing agricultural graduates for setting up of Agri clinics and agri business centers (ACABC)

Scheme for financing farmers for purchase of land for agricultural purpose

Scheme for financial assistance agricultural graduates for purchase of land and undertaking agricultural activities.

Scheme for financing mushroom cultivation

Scheme for financing setting up of bio-gas units.

Scheme for financing poultry farming

Scheme for financing Dairy development programme.

Scheme for financing fisheries development.

Scheme for financing piggery development.

Scheme for financing purchase of animal drawn vehicles i.e. carts and draft animals.

Scheme for financing agriculture ( bee keeping)and

Scheme for financing sericulture

Scheme for financing green houses

General Credit Card (GCC)

Margin as applicable

Margin minimum 15% of investment

Guarantee/mortgage of land as per norm

Margin 15%

Mortgage of land wherever applicable

Copies of documents establishing ownership /cultivation rights

Margin minimum 5 to 15%

  1. Above Rs. 100 lacs & up to Rs. 100 crores -6-7 weeks
  2. Above Rs. 100 Crore -8-9 weeks
  3. Subject to fulfillment of formalities
  4. Up to 10 lac-2days
  5. Above Rs. 10 Lacs – 3 to 4 days
  6. Subject to fulfillment of formalities

1-2weeks

  1. 4 to 5 weeks
  2. Subject to fulfillment of formalities)
  3. 4 to 5 weeks
  4. Subject to fulfillment of formalities)
  5. 4 to 5 weeks
  6. Subject to fulfillment of formalities)
  7. Seven working days

Up to Rs 1 lac-1 week

Above Rs 1 lac & up to 5 lac-3 week

Above Rs 5 lac – 4 to 6 weeks

Subject to fulfillment of formalities

Up to Rs. 5 lac- 4 weeks

Above Rs. 5 lac- 6 week

  1. Up to Rs. 10 Lacs – 2 to 4 Weeks
  2. Subject to fulfillment of formalities
  3. Up to Rs. 1 Lac – 1 week
  4. Above Rs. 1 Lac & Up to Rs. 5 lacs – 3 week
  5. Above Rs. 5 lacs – 4 to 6 week
  6. Subject to fulfillment of formalities
  7. 2-4 weeks depending upon the amount of loan and fulfillment of formalities by the borrowers
  8. 2-4 weeks depending upon the amount of loan and fulfillment of formalities by the borrowers
  9. Up to Rs. 1 lac – 2 to 4 weeks
  10. Above Rs. 1 lac & up to Rs. 20 Lacs – 6 weeks
  11. Above Rs. 20 Lacs – 8 weeks
  12. Subject to fulfillment of the formalities.
  13. 2-4 weeks depending upon the amount of loan and fulfillment of formalities by the borrowers
  14. 2-4 weeks depending upon the amount of loan and fulfillment of formalities by the borrowers
  15. 4-8 weeks depending upon the amount of loan and fulfillment of formalities by the borrowers
  16. 7 working days

MSME CREDIT SCHEME

 
  1. Schemes for Financing Micro and Small Enterprises
  2. Trade Finance
  3. Super Trade
  4. Scheme for financing professional qualified medical practioners
  5. Gramin Chikitsak Scheme for financing of qualified medical practioners in rural areas.
  1. Proof of identity
  2. Proof of residency
  3. Proof of business address
  4. Memorandum and Article of Association of the Co./Partnership Deed of partners etc.’
  5. Assets & liabilities of promoters and guarantors along with latest income tax returns.
  6. Rent agreement (if business premises on rent) and clearance from pollution control board, if applicable.
  7. S.S.I registration certificate where applicable.
  8. Profile of the unit (includes name of promoters, other directors in the company, the activity being undertaken, addresses of all offices and plants, shareholding pattern etc. (applicable for cases with exposure above Rs.25 lacs )
  9. Photocopies of lease deeds/title deeds of all the properties being offered as primary and collateral securities, if
  10. Last three years Balance Sheets of the units along with income tax/sales tax returns etc. (applicable for all cases from Rs. 2 lacs and above) . However, for cases below fund based limits of Rs.25 lacs unaudited balance sheets may be accepted. For cases of Rs.25 lacs and above, the audited balance sheets are mandatory.
  11. Projected balance sheets for the next two years in case of working capital limits and for the period of the loan in case of term loan (For all cases of Rs. 2 lacs and above )
  12. Last three years balance sheets of the Associate group companies , if any (applicable for cases with exposure above Rs.25 lacs)
  13. Project report (for the proposed project if term funding is required) containing details of the machinery to be acquired , from whom to be acquired, price, names of suppliers financial details like capacity of machines, capacity utilization assumed, production, sales, projected profit and loss and balance sheets for the next 7 to 8 years till the proposed loan is to be paid, the details of labour, staff to be hired, basis of assumption of such financial details etc. (Applicable for cases with exposure above Rs. 25 lacs)

*Manufacturing process if applicable, major profile of executives in the company, any tie-ups and details about raw material used and their suppliers (details about the buyers, details about major competitors and the company’s strength and weakness as compared to their competitors etc

(applicable for cases with exposure above Rs.25 lacs)

*Certificate of registration with IATA.

*Review of account containing month-wise receipts (quantity and value both), production (quantity and value), indigenous raw material ( quality and value), value of stocks in process, finished goods (quantity and value), debtors, creditors bank’s

outstanding for working capital limits, term loan limits, bills discounted (Applicable for cases with exposure above Rs.25 lacs)

*Proof of Minority

The above list of documents is only indicative and not exhaustive, and depending on the local requirements of specific activity at different places addition could be made as per necessity.

  1. Up to Rs.1 lac - 1 week
  2. Above Rs.1 lac & up to Rs.5 lacs - 2 weeks*
  3. Above Rs.5 lac & up to Rs. 20 lacs - 3 weeks*
  4. Above Rs.20 lacs & up to Rs.50 lacs -4 weeks *
  5. Above Rs.50 lac & up to Rs.100 lacs - 5-6 weeks*
  6. Above Rs.100 lacs & up to Rs.100 crores -6-7 weeks
  7. Above Rs.100 crores

8-9 weeks*

Subject to fulfillment of formalities

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