Weekly Newsletter of CSC e-Governance Services India Limited, April 24, 2015  |   CSC network is one of the largest Government approved online service delivery channels in the world
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 SBP announces additional incentive of Rs 2 per transaction for VLEs using AEPS

BC Agents of State Bank of Patiala will get an additional incentive of Rs 2 for enabling transactions through Aadhaar Enabled Payment System.

State Bank of Patiala recently implemented Aadhaar Enabled Payment System for transactions done through Kiosk Banking Solution. AEPS allows online transactions at BC locations of Kiosk Banking using the Aadhaar authentication.
Banking correspondents can access and make transactions in all the accounts which are mapped with Aadhaar, irrespective of the fact whether the accounts have been opened through Kiosk Banking or not. The system will help the BC Agents to provide following services to such account holders at their door step through Kiosk Banking:

  • Balance Enquiry
  • Cash Withdrawal
  • Cash Deposit
  • Funds Transfer (Aadhaar linked Accounts)

The process will be helpful in providing services to all the account holders whose accounts have been seeded with Aadhaar will now be able to avail banking services through BC Agents. Moreover, increased number of transactions will supplement monthly remuneration of BC Agents.


 VLEs are requested to get themselves registered for mPOS

VLEs are requested to get themselves registered for mPOS machine so as to take advantage of low rent, the commission pattern for mPOS as well as Cash@POS remains the same.

SBI had recently introduced another model of CASH@POS machine called – mPOS, which turns any merchant's mobile device into a point-of-sale and complete any type of financial transaction like ATM cash withdrawal.

mPOS machine can prove to be a cost-effective medium, allowing a small scale business owner to conduct transactions without having to invest in an electronic register or pay someone to support the software. This machine has the ability to perform simple function of cash withdrawal from electronic point of sale terminal (POS terminal). The terms of the scheme would be same as that of Cash@POS.

This new machine is very affordable and expected to be in the budget of most of the VLEs as the rent of the machine is Rs 150/- per month plus service tax.

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