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Shishu, Kishore and Tarun in Mudra Bank

Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency (MUDRA) Ltd. Bank was launched on 8 April, 2015 as a subsidiary of SIDBI. It has been registered as an NBFC with the Reserve Bank and within a year, the government intends to come out with a legislation to convert the NBFC into a bank. The aim MUDRA is to […]

Types of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NFBC)

All NBFCs are either deposit taking or Non-deposit taking. If they are non-deposit taking, ND is suffixed to their name (NBFC-ND). The NBFCs which have asset size of Rs.100 Crore or more are known as Systematically Important NBFC. They have been classified so because they can have bearing on financial stability of the country.  The […]

Small Finance Banks

On 27 November 2014, RBI had released the guidelines on Small Finance Banks along with the Payment Banks. The objective of small finance banks is to further financial inclusion by providing: Basic banking facilities to the unbanked and thereby boosting saving habits. Supply of credit to small business units, small and marginal farmers, micro and […]

Review of Guidelines on Licensing of New Banks in Private Sector

In 1993, Reserve Bank of India came up with its new guidelines regarding entry of the private sector in Banking. On the basis of these guidelines, RBI issued licenses to Nine banks. Later, two more banks were given license. One was Yes Bank and another was Kotak Mahindra Bank, which was allowed to transform itself […]