RBI sets up Panel for deeper penetration of Rural credit

The Reserve Bank of India set up a panel to recommend ways to strengthen the rural co-operative credit structure.

Head of the committee: NABARD Chairman Prakash Bakshi,

Focus:

  • Review the existing Short-Term Co-operative Credit Structure (STCCS)
  • Finding structural constraints in the rural credit delivery system
  • Device methods to enhance the rural co-operative credit architecture
  • In-depth examination of the STCCS
  • Analyse alternatives to cut the cost of credit
  • Test the possibility of establishment of a two-tier STCCS as against the existing three-tier structure.
  • The STCCS provides credit to the small and marginal farmers in the country.

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