Increase the Post Payments Bank branches in the country
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
DEPARTMENT OF POSTS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.3535
TO BE ANSWERED ON 2ND JANUARY, 2019
INDIA POST PAYMENTS BANK
3535. SHRI PASHUPATI NATH SINGH:
DR. RAVINDRA KUMAR RAY:
Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government propose to increase the Post Payments Bank branches in the country specially in various districts of Jharkhand including Giridh, Koderma and Hazaribagh district;
(b) if so, the details thereof and if not the reasons therefor; and
(c) the number of Post Payments Bank functioning in Jharkhand State at present along with the district-wise details thereof?
THE MINISTER OF STATE (IC) OF THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS & MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (SHRI MANOJ SINHA)
(a) & (b) India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) has rolled out 650 branches co-located in the District Headquarter Post Offices on 01st September, 2018 using its own IT platform. All the Post Offices in the District will be linked to the respective branches which will function also as Access Points of IPPB to offer IPPB services to customers. The IPPB branches will function as Controlling Office for managing the operations of Access Point of IPPB.
Out of 650 IPPB branches, 22 are located in Jharkhand, covering all 24 Districts of Jharkhand including Giridih, Koderma and Hazaribagh. At present, there is no proposal to increase the IPPB branches in the country.
(c) The District-wise details of Branches and Access Points of IPPB functioning in Jharkhand State is at Annexure -I.
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