Priority sector lending Current Affairs, GK & News
Reserve Bank of India has revised the Priority Sector Lending norms. As per the new guidelines, loans up to Rs. 50 Crore for startups in agriculture and MSME sector would be given under Priority Sector. This apart, the lending limit for health infrastructure has also been doubled to Rs. 10 crore. What is Priority Sector ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
As part of efforts to get the slowing down economy back to the track of growth, the Ministry of Finance has announced steps to help the nearly stalled real estate sector and increase India’s exports. Housing Sector Setting up of a Rs 20,000 crore fund (Rs 10,000 crore from Government and roughly same amount from ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Indian Posts has made a decision to convert India Post Payments Bank into Small Finance Bank. This will enable the Bank to offer small loans to customers. Payment Banks Payments banks were introduced by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to meet the government’s financial inclusion target. A payment Bank will be set up as ..
Topics: 32758 • Bank • Banking • Economy • Finance • Financial inclusion • Financial services • India Post Payments Bank • Indian Posts • Microfinance • Online banking • Payments bank • Priority sector lending • Priority sector lending • RBI • Reserve Bank of India • Reserve Bank of India • Small finance bank
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 ..
Topics: Cash Reserve Ratio • CRR • FDI • Foreign direct investment • Local Area Banks • Micro-finance Institutions • NBFC • On Tap Licence • Priority sector lending • RBI • Reserve Bank of India • SLR • Small Finance Banks • Statutory liquidity ratio
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently raised the limit for collateral-free agriculture loans to Rs 1.6 lakh from Rs. 1 lakh to enhance coverage of small and marginal farmers in the formal credit system. Currently, the banks are mandated to extend collateral-free agricultural loans up to Rs. 1 lakh. This limit was fixed ..
Topics: Annadatha Sukhibhava • Economy of India • Government of India • In India • India • Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi • Priority sector lending • Reserve Bank of India