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SBP introduces SMS service to get new currency notes on EID

by on June 29, 2016

State Bank of Pakistan SBP introduces SMS service to get new currency notes on EID 2016. This initiative is a mutual working of SBP and Pakistan Bank Association. This new service will be started or given in almost 500 e-branches of Pakistan, and 116 cities of Pakistan. Taking the advantage of Innovations State Bank of Pakistan has launched this service to provide the facility to acquire new currency notes on this EID.  This is great service by the SBP because keep in mind the hassle of receiving the new currency notes on the special festivals especially on Eid-ul-itr. So for your help the SBP come up with a new and latest strategy to facilitate the nation.

Your wait has over, now instead of standing in long queues at the banks or spending extra money to get the new and fresh currency notes, citizens will be able to receive the work done by means of a very short SMS code 8877.

Method to get Currency notes:

Very easy way to get new currency notes, you simply go to SMS message service in your mobile, write CNIC Number<space>Code Number of your required bank branch.

After typing it now send this SMS to 8877, after sending this SMS, in a reply you will receive SMS within few minutes and customers will get their e-branch address along with their redemption code, the validity date will also be mentioned on that code.  It is notable that when the validity date will be expired the service will not be availed by you.  You have to use this right within two business days after getting this code.

Make sure that Rs 2+ tax will be charged upon sending this message.

On this EID 2016-How much new currency notes we can get:

To get the new currency notes the quota has been made fixed by the State Bank of Pakistan and Pakistan bank association. In this year you can get Rs.10 two packets, Rs.20 one packet. If Rs.50 packet will be offered then you can have its only one packet. If Rs.100 will be available then only one packet you will have.

SBP and BSC made helpline related to new currency notes:

SBP and BSC made helpline related to new currency notes, now you also have the facility if you face any problem related to this manner then you can simply contact on this help line: 111-008-877. It is notable that if you are a resident of Punjab then before this number, you must add 042.  Resident from the provinces of Sindh and Balochistan should add 051 before that number. If you are the resident of Azad Kashmir and KPK province then before this number, you must add 042.