New Delhi: Come September, PNB customers will have to pay charges for depositing cash above Rs 5,000 in a non-base branch even if it is located in the same city.
Currently, the customers of Punjab National Bank (PNB) are levied charges only for depositing cash over Rs 25,000 at a non-base branch within the same city.
The bank has also revised upwards the cheque returning charges for a payment of above Rs 1 crore to Rs 2,000 for the first cheque and Rs 2,500 for subsequent bounces.
Currently, for a cheque return of above Rs 1 crore, the charges are Rs 1,000 for the first cheque and Rs 1,500 for subsequent instances. At the same time, the bank has steeply raised the locker facility charges in metro branches for different types of lockers.
Besides, PNB will levy a premium of 25 per cent of the locker rent in 22 identified branches, 19 of which are in Delhi, one in Gurgaon and two in Faridabad. The Delhi branches are: Jangpura Extension, South Extension, GK II, Kalkaji, Sahkaurbasti, Krishna Nagar, Preet Vihar, Suraj Mal Vihar, Model Town, Mall Road, Patparganj, Madhuban, Vikaspuri, Sector 12A Dwarka, Sector 12 Dwarka, Dwarka, New Rajinder Nagar, Punjabi Bagh and Rajauri Garden.
Of others, Gurgaon Sector 4, Sector 37 Faridabad and Old Faridabad are the branches to attract a 25 per cent premium on locker rentals. All the charges are exclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) which came into effect on July 1 this year and attract a charge of 18 per cent, up 15 per cent from previous tax regime charges.