Know-Your-Customers (KYC) norms Current Affairs, GK & News

What are Prepaid Payment Instruments?

The Reserve Bank of India recently made three main changes to the Prepaid Payment Instruments. What are Prepaid Payment Instruments? The Prepaid Payment Instruments or PPI are means through which purchase of goods and services shall be made against the value stored in such instruments. The Prepaid instruments shall be used as magnetic stripe cards, ..

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Finance Minister launched instant Aadhaar based E-KYC

On May 27, 2020, the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman launched instant Aadhaar based E-KYC. Highlights The facility will be available for PAN applicants that possess valid Aadhaar number. They should also have a mobile number registered with Aadhaar. The process of allotting PAN is paperless and is also free of cost. Union Budget The ..

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RBI relaxes KYC norms for Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC's)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has relaxed Know-Your-Customers (KYC) norms for Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs). In this regard, RBI has amended the KYC norms in order to remove the practical difficulties and constraints being faced by NBFC’s in getting KYC documents at frequent intervals. Previously, as per the norms it was necessary for NBFC’s to ..

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