These 10 rules are changing from January 1, 2021 – Details here
Too many rules from Cheque payment, LPG Cylinder prices, GST to UPI Transaction payment which shows much effect in our everyday life, it is important to know more about these changes in detail. Here are some rules that are going to change from January 1.
1. Cheque payments rule >:-
In a bid to check banking fraud, the Reserve Bank of India had a couple of months ago decided to introduce the ”positive pay system” for cheque, under which re-confirmation of key details may be needed for payments beyond Rs 50,000. This Cheque payments rule of positive pay system will come into effect from January 1 2021. While availing of this facility is at the discretion of the account holder, banks may consider making it mandatory in case of cheques for amounts of Rs 5 lakh and above.
2. Contactless card transactions limit >:-
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that the limits for contactless card transactions and e-mandates for recurring transactions through cards and UPI will be enhanced from Rs 2,000 to Rs 5,000 from January 1, 2021. RBI said that the move is aimed to expand adoption of digital payment in a safe and secure manner. These are also well-suited to make payments in a safe and secure manner, especially during the current pandemic. This will depend on mandate and discretion of customers, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said.
3. WhatsApp to stop working on select phones >:-
Popular messaging platform WhatsApp will withdraw support from certain platforms from January 1. Mentioning about supported operating systems, WhatsApp page mentions that it provides support for and recommend using these devices: Android running OS 4.0.3 and newer; iPhone running iOS 9 and newer; and Select phones running KaiOS 2.5.1 newer, including JioPhone and JioPhone 2.
4. Car prices >:-
Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India and home grown Mahindra and Mahindra will increase prices of its vehicles from January 1 to offset the adverse impact of rising input costs.
5. Landline to Mobile phone calls >:-
Callers will soon be required to add ‘0’ prefix for making calls from landlines to mobile phones in the country, with the telecom department asking telcos to make necessary arrangements by January 1 to implement the new system. The department has accepted sectoral regulator Trai’s recommendation for having the ‘0’ prefix for such calls, a move that will create sufficient numbering space for telecom services…….Read More>>