Cooperative Banks Current Affairs, GK & News

Merger of DCCBs with StCBs

Reserve Bank of India will consider merger of District Central Co-operative Banks (DCCBs) with State Cooperative Banks (StCBs) if the concerned state government will make any proposal. Highlights RBI has notified the guidelines for merging DCCBs with StCBs as two-tier Short-term Co-operative Credit Structure (STCCS). Banking Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2020 has also been notified in ..

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RBI extends curbs on PMC Bank till 30 June

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended restrictions on withdrawals and deposits in Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank till 30 June, 2021. This decision was taken as central bank is working to finalize an investor for scam-hit multi-state cooperative bank. Background Reserve Bank of India had imposed restrictions on Punjab & Maharashtra Bank Cooperative ..

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Why were six PSBs excluded from Schedule II of RBI act recently?

On September 30, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India excluded six public sector banks from the Second Schedule of RBI Act. This was done following their merger with other banks. These six banks are Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC), Syndicate Bank, United Bank of India, Corporation Bank, Andhra Bank and Allahabad Bank. Highlights There were ..

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RBI releases Cyber Security Vision Framework for Urban Cooperative Banks

On September 25, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India released Cyber Security Vision Framework for Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs). The apex bank has taken four different guiding principles in order to formulate the framework. This is because the heterogeneity of UCBs in India in terms of regions, size, digital depth and financial health is huge. ..

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Cooperative Banks brought under RBI

On June 24, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved to bring cooperative banks under the Reserve Bank of India. This is to be done through an ordinance. Highlights There are about 1,482 crores of urban cooperative banks. Apart from these, India also holds 58 multi-state cooperative banks. These banks together support 8.6 ..

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