SBI Debit Card Charges : Shock to crores of SBI customers, more money will be charged for this work from April 1


SBI Debit Card Charges: The new financial year is starting from Monday, April 1 and with it, some rules related to SBI’s debit and credit cards are changing…

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Crores of customers of the country’s largest government bank SBI are going to get a big shock from next week. Actually, the government bank has announced to increase the annual maintenance charge for its various debit cards, which is going to be effective from next week.

Changes coming into effect from April 1

According to the information given on the official website of State Bank of India, the annual maintenance charge is being increased by up to Rs 75 in case of various debit cards. The new annual maintenance charges of debit cards will be effective from April 1, 2024. Crores of people in the country use SBI debit cards. SBI is also the largest bank in the country in terms of number of customers.

Charges increased in this way

In case of SBI Classic, Silver, Global, Contactless Debit Card, now customers will have to pay Rs 200 plus GST as maintenance charge. Currently this charge is Rs 125 plus GST. Similarly, in case of Yuva, Gold, Combo Debit Card, My Card (Image Card), a charge of Rs 250 will be levied instead of Rs 175. SBI Platinum Debit Card will now be charged Rs 325 instead of Rs 250. The annual maintenance charge for Pride and Premium Business Debit Cards will now increase from Rs 350 to Rs 425. Separate GST is applicable on all charges.

They will no longer get rewards

Some changes are also taking place in the case of SBI credit card. SBI Cards has informed that in the case of some of its credit cards, changes related to reward points are going to be implemented from April 1. Under this change, some special credit card holders will no longer get the benefit of reward points on making rate payments through credit cards.

Impact on already accumulated reward points

At the same time, those credit card holders of SBI card are also going to suffer loss, who till now have got the benefit of reward points on making rate payment through credit card. According to SBI Cards, the reward points accumulated from rent payments on the affected cards will expire after April 15, 2024. Meaning, if you also use SBI credit card and have got reward points on rent payment, then use them now, otherwise those reward points will expire soon.

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