Cheque Deposit KIOSKS


CDK-1500 Cheques continue to play a dominant role in India’s retail payment system Approximately 4.5 million inter-bank cheques cleared on each working day It is a process of stopping the physical movement of cheques in the clearing cycle.

Faster Processing
Electronic images of cheques are captured and transmitted across the banks

3 types of images are captured & transmitted:

  • Front Gray Scale (Minimum DPI: 100, Format: JFIF, Compression: JPEG).
  • Front Black & White (Minimum DPI: 200, Format: TIFF, Compression: CCIT G4).
  • Rear Black and White (Minimum DPI: 200, Format: TIFF, Compression: CCIT G4)


Customer Service

  • Better Customer service as cheques received almost upto clearing cut-off window can be presented.
  • Easy retrieval of information for customer.


Commercial Aspects

  • Cheque processing charges reduced.
  • Costs involved in paper movement eliminated.
  • Better liquidity management for banks.


Operational Aspects

  • Reconciliation differences eliminated
  • Risk Minimization.
  • No risk of cheques getting lost/tampered/pilfered.
  • No risk of any manipulation of data & images as it is secured through Digital Signatures.
  • Implementation of CTS 2010 Standards has enhanced cheque security.


Operating Environment

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  • CTS compatible UV Cheque Scanner
  • Cheque Stacker (holds minimum 500 cheques)
  • Centralized and Remote Monitoring capacity

Cheque Truncation speeds up the process of collection of cheques resulting in better service to customers, reduces the scope for clearing-related frauds or loss of instruments in transit, lowers the cost of collection of cheques, and removes reconciliation-related and logistics-related problems, thus benefitting the system as a whole.

In CTS, the presenting bank (or its branch) captures the data (on the MICR band) and the images of a cheque using their Capture System (comprising of a scanner, core banking or other application) which is internal to them, and have to meet the specifications and standards prescribed for data and images.


  • Shorter clearing cycle
  • Superior verification and reconciliation process
  • No geographical restrictions as to jurisdiction
  • Operational efficiency for banks and customers alike
  • Reduction in operational risk and risks associated with paper clearing

CTS offers several benefits to banks and customers, including human resource rationalisation, cost effectiveness, business process re-engineering, better service, adoption of latest technology, etc. CTS, thus, has emerged as an important efficiency enhancement initiative undertaken by Reserve Bank .


  • Imaging module for binary Front, binary Back, Grey scale Front, Grey scale back and UV only
  • Print 2 line endorsement of minimum 44 digits on the back of the cheque prior to imaging of the cheque.
  • Straight line capturing mechanism
  • Supports multilocation endorsements
  • MICR reader, endorser, Sorter


Built-in OCR:

  • (i)front and back grey scale
  • (ii)front and back black & white scale
  • UV image capture in a single pass
  • Compliant to the IQA standard indicated by RBI
  • UV enabled camera to capture and detect UV Ink, logos and watermark

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