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Can I make changes to my bank account linked with DBT, if required?

Curious about Direct Benefit Transfer

Can I make changes to my bank account linked with DBT, if required?

Yes, you can make changes to your bank account linked with DBT if required. Here are the general steps to follow:

1. Contact your bank: Reach out to your bank's branch or customer service helpline to inform them about the changes you need to make to your bank account linked with DBT. Provide them with the necessary details, such as your account number, existing linked Aadhaar number (if applicable), and the changes you want to make.

2. Submit required documents: The bank may require you to submit certain documents to process the changes. These documents may include a filledin account update form, proof of identity (such as Aadhaar card, PAN card, or passport), and proof of address (such as utility bills or a rent agreement).

3. Verification and processing: The bank will verify the documents and process your request for updating the bank account details linked with DBT. This may involve updating the account holder's name, bank account number, IFSC code, or any other necessary changes.

4. Confirmation and linking: Once the changes are processed by the bank, they will provide you with a confirmation of the updated bank account details. The bank will also update the new bank account information in the DBT system, ensuring that future transfers or subsidies are directed to the updated bank account.

It's important to note that the specific process and requirements may vary depending on the bank and the DBT scheme you are enrolled in. It's advisable to directly contact your bank for precise instructions and guidance on updating your bank account details for DBT.

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