You will get benefit of government schemes as soon as you add post office account to Aadhaar, know how to link
new Delhi. If your savings account is in the post office, then you will have to link your Aadhaar Card to the account. With this, you can avail discounts and subsidies on all the schemes from the government. Subsidies can be taken into account by direct benefit transfer (DBT) as soon as they are linked to the Aadhaar account. A circular was also recently issued by the post office in this regard. In which Aadhaar was said to be necessary for availing government subsidy directly in the account. For the convenience of customers, a column has also been included in the Application / Purchase of Certificate form from the post office. In which account holders can opt for Aadhaar.
If you are a new customer, then tick this base option in the application. At the same time, old customers can upgrade to their nearest post office. For this, they have to fill in the form issued in the name of Application for Linking / Seeding and Receiving DBT Benefits into POSB Account. This allows account holders to link their savings account with their Aadhaar. Linking of Aadhaar can also be done by visiting the website of the post office. If you want, you can also link it offline. For this, you have to submit the form to your post office branch.
If your Aadhaar card has not been created, but you have applied for it, then you can also submit an Aadhaar enrollment number. By doing this you will be linked to the account of Aadhaar Post Office. After this, when your base is found, then submit a photocopy of it. December 31 is the last date for linking Aadhaar card. Through this, you will be able to take advantage of PPF, National Savings Letter Scheme (NSC), Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) etc. as before. Apart from this, you will be able to take advantage of government subsidies like pension, discounts on LPG etc. from DTB facility.