RBI 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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What is RXIL?

RXIL is Receivables Exchange of India. Recently RXIL has become the first TReDS platform to cross monthly throughput of Rs 1000 crores. The transaction volume in the platform grew from Rs 69 crores in April 2020 to Rs 1,105 crores in March 2021. This shows economic recovery in the country. Also, it shows that the ..

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RBI forms Academic Advisory Council for Supervisory College

The Reserve Bank of India recently formed an advisory council under former deputy governor N S Vishwanathan to advise the director of the central bank on supervisory colleges. What is the role of the council? The council will identify areas where upskilling and building are required in supervisory colleges. Also, the council will plan and ..

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RBI Monetary Policy Committee meet

The newly formed Monetary Policy Committee held its meeting between October 7, 2020 and October 9, 2020. The Government of India recently appointed its members. They were economists Jayant R Varma, Shashank Bhide and Ashima Goyal. Also, the Government of India recently appointed Rajeshwar Rao as the Deputy Governor of RBI. Highlights The repo was ..

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What is Digital Payment Index?

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced on September 10, 2020 that a Digital Payments Index (DPI) will be launched. The index will assess and capture the extent of digitalisation of payments effectively. Key Points The DPI will be based on multiple parameters It is going to assess accurately about the penetration and deepening of ..

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