Tuesday, 20 October 2015


Role Of SBCO In CBS Environment

In the CBS Environment, following procedure will be followed by Post Offices and SBCO Officials for Transactions happened in CBS Post Offices:-

1. General

1.1 As and when SOs are migrated to CBS, staff working in SOSB Branch should be reduced and re-deployed either at POSB Counters or at CPC or in the SBCO Branch for assistance in physical voucher checking.
1.2 Incharge SBCO will identify one SBCO PA who will take vouchers bundles with consolidation from Sub Account and tally totals shown in consolidation with amount shown in SO Daily Account and SO Summary.

1.3 Handling of Agent Commission Schedules and ACG-17 by SBCO will be discontinued. ACG-17 will be preserved alongwith Agent Commission Report/schedule in the Accounts Branch of HPO and sent to PAO alongwith other schedules.

1.4 In case of RD deposits accepted through MPKBY Agents, only two copies of Agent LOT is to be taken from the agent alongwith pay-in-slip and ACG-17. One copy of Agent LOT will be kept in the office guard file and second copy Agent schedule (LOT) should be attached with the pay-in-slip and placed at the end of RD Voucher Bundle.ACG-17 is to be attached with the Agent Commission Report/schedule and sent to Accounts Branch of HO.

1.5 Account Opening Form (SB-3/AOF) where KYC documents are attached will not be transferred to SBCO alongwith Account Closure Voucher. APM/SPM should record on the closed vouchers that “ SB-3/AOF retained with KYC documents”. In case of any SB-3 or AOF with whom KYC documents are not attached (subsequently opened accounts), SB-3 or AOF is to be attached with the closed voucher and sent to SBCO. SBSO branch of HOs will send all SB-3 of SOs (migrated to CBS) to the respective SOs. In case of Accounts closed at the Post Office other than the one where account was opened, Account Transfer Form collected by the Post Office at the time of closure should be attached with the closure voucher.

1.6 In case of any adjustment if required in interest, Postmaster/Sub Postmaster will write error book and raise the issue to Head Postmaster who will raise the issue with Incharge SBCO. In case of any adjustment related to pre-migration period, Head Postmaster will raise the issue with Divisional Head with copy of error book who will after necessary inquiry (if required), approve adjustment and send letter to SBCO Incharge.

1.7 Postmaster/APM/SPM will be held personally responsible for all transactions happened in the Finacle Office Accounts in the post office. They should be vigilant while verifying the transactions to see the Office Account Number used by the User.

2. Change in procedure of Sealing of Vouchers and LOT by CBS Post Offices

2.1 Post Office staff will write name of Scheme and TRAN ID in red ink on the right hand side of the voucher.

2.2 One deposit slip and one withdrawal slip will be prepared for auto-credit of MIS/SCSS/TD to Savings and Savings to RD.

2.3 One deposit slip will be prepared for the total of each type of Agent commission credited into savings accounts supported by consolidated list of commission paid.

2.4 One withdrawal slip will be prepared by SPM/APM for the POSB Cheque clearing amount ( based on the clearing amount intimated to Clearing House/HO) and print out of cheque’s images should be attached to it.

2.5 At the closing of counter hours, all vouchers should be sorted scheme-wise and TRAN ID wise. Vouchers should be tallied with LOT shown in the system by Counter PA and Supervisor.

2.6 A consolidation of the scheme should be generated and printed by all CBS post offices. Where laser printers are not available, while executing command in HFINRPT, user has to select “XLS” instead of “PDF” (which is shown by default) in the field “Output File Name”. Then report can be printed on Dot Matrix printer.

2.7 All vouchers including closed vouchers are to be sealed along with print out of consolidation. One copy of consolidation (scheme-wise) is to be preserved in post office in guard file to be maintained scheme-wise and date-wise. APM/SPM will sign the consolidation and write the amount in words and figures alongwith No. of Deposit/Withdrawal vouchers included in the bundle. If any manual correction is made, it should be supported by copy of error book (one copy to be attached with voucher, one copy with office copy of consolidation and one copy to be sent to Divisional Office.