DPSS (CO) RTGS No. 1934/04.04.002/2011-12
April 20, 2012
The Chairman and Managing Director /
Chief Executive Officer of all banks participating in RTGS, NEFT and NECS
Printing of MICR Code and IFSC Code on Passbook/Statement of Account
As you are aware, the MICR code is necessary for all Electronic Clearing Service (ECS – Credit and Debit) transactions. Similarly, the IFSC code is a pre-requisite for NEFT and RTGS transactions.
2. Currently, the MICR code is available on the cheque leaf along with the IFSC code of the branch. On a review it has been decided that this information should also be made available in the passbook / statement of account of the account holders.
3. Banks are accordingly advised to take necessary steps to provide this information as indicated above in all passbook / statement of account to their account holders.
4. Please acknowledge receipt and furnish an action taken report within 15 days of receipt of the circular.
Chief General Manager