All Agency Banks
Dear Sir / Madam
Annual Closing of Government
Accounts – Transactions of Central / State Governments – Special Measures
for the Current Financial Year (2018-19)
The Government of India has
desired that all government transactions done by agency banks for Financial
Year 2018-19 must be accounted for within the same financial year and has
requested that, as in previous years, certain special arrangements be made
for this purpose.
2. Accordingly, all agency banks
should keep the counters of their designated branches conducting government
banking open for government transactions up to 8.00 p.m. on March 30, 2019
and upto 6.00 p.m. on March 31, 2019.
3. All electronic transactions,
including RTGS and NEFT, will continue for the extended time on March 30
and March 31, 2019 for which DPSS, RBI will issue necessary instructions.
4. Regarding reporting of GST
collection in e-Kuber of RBI, the reporting window on March 31, 2019 for
uploading luggage files will be extended and kept open till 12 noon on
April 1, 2019. Thus, agency banks will be able to upload their luggage
files of value date March 31, 2019 upto 12 noon on April 1, 2019.
5. Agency banks may give
adequate publicity to the special arrangements made.