New Delhi: Checkbooks and MICR codes of three banks are scheduled to be invalid from October 1. These banks include Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC), United Bank of India, and Allahabad Bank. On April 1, 2020, Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank of India were merged with Punjab National Bank (PNB).
Now both are PNB everything from the bank's customer to the branch. Allahabad Bank has been merged with Indian Bank. This merger came into effect on April 1, 2020. In a tweet recently, Indian Bank said that the code and checkbook MICR the erstwhile Allahabad Bank will remain valid only till September 30, 2021. Consumers should take a new checkbook before October 1, 2021, to continue banking transactions without interruption.
According to Indian Bank, customers can get new checkbooks from the nearest branch. In addition, they can also apply from Internet Banking or Mobile Banking. PNB tweeted, "From October 1, 2021, old checkbooks of Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) and United Bank of India (UBI) will be invalid. Please replace the old checkbook of OBC and UBI with the new checkbook of PNB. This checkbook will come with updated IFSC code and MIRC of PNB.'