Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Current Affairs, GK & News

National Housing Bank: Rs 10,000 crore Special Refinance Facility launched

The National Housing Bank recently launched the “Special Refinance Facility”, 2021. Rs 10,00 crores has been allocated to this facility. Special Refinance Facility, 2021 The main objective of the facility is to provide short term refinance support to the housing finance companies and other eligible Primary Lending Institutions. The facility will aid in meeting the ..

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What is Currency Chest?

Currency Chests are places where RBI (Reserve Bank of India) stocks money meant for banks and ATMs. The Currency Chests are located in different banks and are administered by the Reserve Bank of India. Why is Current Chest in news recently? A private security guard has looted Rs 4.04 crores from the currency chest of ..

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RBI: Inflation Forecast Model Amended

The Reserve Bank of India recently revised its Inflation Forecast Model. The new model will capture how fiscal and monetary policy interact with real economy elements in a better way. About the New Inflation Forecast Model The new model is broken into three blocks. The first block decomposes the primary deficit of the Government into ..

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RBI Consumer Confidence Index

The Reserve Bank of India recently released the report of Consumer Confidence Survey. The survey was conducted in major cities of the country over 5,000 respondents. Key Highlights of the survey The Consumer Confidence Index declined from 55.5 points in January 2021 to 53.1 points in March 2021. The Future Expectations dipped from 117.1 in ..

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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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