SB Order no. 06/2022- The Postal Directorate has issued a new SB order no. 06/2022. It is the sixth SB order for the year 2022. SB Order 06/2022 is regarding the printing and supply of AAR Books, ASLAAS-5 Cards, and POSB Cheques by the Department of Posts.  

SB Order 06/2022

What is SB Order 06/2022

F.No. FS-14/3/2021-FS-DOP
Govt. of India
Ministry of Communications
(F.S. Division)
Dak Bhawan, New Delhi - 110001
Dated: 01.04.2022

All Head of Circles/Regions

Subject: Printing and Supply of AAR Books, ASLAAS-5 Cards, and POSB Cheques by Department of Posts - Reg.

Sir / Madam,

At present, the following Savings Bank-related forms/stationeries are printed and supplied by National Savings Institute (NSI), New Delhi.
  1. Authorized Agents Receipt (AAR) Books - Cash and Cheque for SAS Agent.
  2. ASLAAS-5 Cards for MPKBY agents.
  3. POSB CTS Cheque books for PO Savings Account holders.

In accordance with the orders in the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance OM No. PA/12/5(6)2021 dated 12.10.2021 and in OM No. 11/4/2021-BA dated 27.12.2021, the task of printing and supply of the above-said items has been transferred from NSI to the Department of Posts (DOP). Accordingly, the above said three items will be printed and supplied by DOP from the financial year 2022 - 2023 i.e. from 01.04.2022.

A detailed Standard Operating Procedure in connection with the printing and supply of the above-said items by the Department of Posts is attached herewith. (Below)

Printing of AAR Books and ASLAAS-5 cards will be carried out by the PSDs identified and printing of POSB Cheque books will continue to be done by India Security Press, Nashik. 

The sample copy of AAR book may be available with all PSDs and a sample copy of the ASLAAS-5 card is attached for reference and printing. (Below)

Circles/Regions are requested to take necessary actions in this regard and this order may be circulated to all the offices.

This is issued with the approval of DDG (FS).

Encl: As above
Assistant Director (SB-1)

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SB Order no. 06/2022

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