The State Bank of India (SBI) announced that customers of its erstwhile associate banks (e-AB) or Bharatiya Mahila Bank need to update their new cheque books before March 3 as the old ones will not be valid from April 1.
“All customers of erstwhile Associate Banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank are requested to apply for SBI cheque books by 31st March 2018, to avoid any inconvenience. The old e-AB/BMB cheque books will not be valid post 31.03.2018,” SBI bank tweeted.
Some of the e-ABs are State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Bikaner, State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of Raipur, State Bank of Travancore, and State Bank of Patiala.
SBI had previously advised customers of these banks to update their cheque books before September 2017 which got extended to December 31, 2017 and now, tomorrow is the last date. They had changed the IFS code for 1,300 branches last year.