Rural banks told to double home loan limit for priority sector

The RBI has demanded all RRBs (Regional Rural Banks) to double the limit for home loans to Rs 10 lakh from Rs 5 lakh for lending for the Priority Sector. The increment in the limit will be applicable for the bank loans extended to non-governmental agencies, sanctioned by National Housing Bank for their refinance, on-lending for the function of construction or reconstruction of individual dwelling units and rehabilitation of slum dwellers.

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