F. No. 1(1)/2006/ECS/TA/670
Office of the Controller General of Accounts
Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance
Maha Lekha Niyantrak Bhawan, New Delhi
15th December, 2016
Subject: Guidelines for payment of applicable MDR charges on Government dues through Debit/ Credit cards- Incentivizing payments by citizens upto Rs.1 Lakh reg.
In continuation of OM No. 1(1)12006/ECS/TA1669 dated 14th December 2016, it is clarified that the procedure outlined in the OM is applicable to tax, non-tax and other payments upto Rs.1 Lakh to Government of India made by citizens using Debit cards. Accordingly, applicable MDR charges on Debit cards for payment upto Rs.1 Lakh (Rupees One Lakh) shall be absorbed by Government of India in the manner prescribed.
This issues with the approval of Finance Secretary.
(Soma Roy Burman)