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Shaktikanta Das named the ‘Central Banker of the Year 2020 – Asia-Pacific’

The Banker magazine has named the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das as the Central Banker of the Year- Asia-Pacific 2020. ‘Global Central Banker of the Year’ award was presented to Jorgovanka Tabakovi, National Bank of Serbia. The award is given to central bankers who have significantly managed to stimulate growth and stabilise the economy of their country. ..

PSBs disbursed Rs 4.91 lakh crore under the Customer Outreach Initiative in October and November 2019

In September 2019, the Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, announced the launched the Customer Outreach Initiative by the Public Sector Banks (PSBs) of India. The initiative aimed towards providing support to the needs of the economy by improving credit delivery or the credit outflow with a primary focus on NBFCs, MSMEs, ..

Partial Guarantee Scheme for NBFCs

In order to address the liquidity issues haunting the NBFC’s, the government has announced Rs 1-lakh crore Partial Guarantee Scheme for NBFCs and HFCs (non-banking and housing finance companies). Partial Guarantee Scheme Under the Scheme, public-sector banks will purchase high-rated pooled assets of financially sound non-banking finance companies (NBFCs). To purchase high-rated pooled assets of ..

Tapan Ray Committee on Core Investment Companies

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has formed a committee headed by Tapan Ray to review regulatory guidelines and supervisory framework applicable to core investment companies (CICs). What is core Investment Company? RBI defines Core Investment Company (CIC) as a non-banking financial company which undertakes the business of acquisition of shares and securities and which ..

Regulation of Housing Finance Corporations

The Central Government of India may give the power to regulate the various housing finance corporations (HFCs) in the country to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The inclusion of RBI in the regulatory role would mean stringent asset quality reviews for the HFCs. RBI would force the HFCs to face high scrutiny and it ..

RBI launches Single Window Portal for Customer Complaints

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched a single window portal, Complaint Management System for addressing customer complaints relating to banks and non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) through an online portal. Complaint Management System The Complaint Management System (CMS) is a software application of the RBI to facilitate RBI’s grievance redressal process. Complaints can be ..

On Tap Licence for Small Finance Banks

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is considering to issue “on tap” licensing for small finance banks. The on-tap licensing will allow entities to approach the RBI for obtaining licences for small finance banks on meeting laid-down criteria. RBI wants to cash in the potential of small finance banks in promoting banking facilities for small ..

RBI proposes stringent regulations for NBFCs

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed stringent norms to strengthen and raise the standard of asset-liability management (ALM) framework of struggling non-banking financial companies (NBFCs). Stringent Norms RBI proposes to introduce liquidity coverage ratio for all deposit-taking NBFCs and non-deposit taking NBFCs with an asset size of Rs 5,000 crore and above. Liquidity ..