Capt Commands Banks to Remain Open in Pb on Mar 30-31
The Punjab government on Sunday announced that banks would remain open on March 30 and 31 to facilitate people in their financial transactions, amid the curfew restrictions due to coronavirus pandemic.
From April 3 onwards, all bank branches shall be open for two days of the week, on a rotation basis,
The deputy commissioners (DCs) of the state have been asked to extend necessary support and ensure other requisite items during relaxation to the banking staff, the release said.
On March 31, a special clearing of all government cheques will be conducted.
Though April 1 is a non-public dealing day for the banks, the DCs have been asked to provide requisite passes to the bank staff on that day too
This was followed up with orders from the Ministry of Finance and Reserve Bank of India on 27th March, 2020