Reserve Bank of India

Housing Finance Companies to be treated as NBFCs

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a notification stating that housing finance companies (HFCs) will be treated as one of the categories of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) for regulatory purposes and it will come under its direct oversight. Finance Act of 2019 The Finance Act, 2019 has amended the National Housing Bank Act, ..

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Debt Management and Monetary Policy in India

The discourse on the need to separate debt management and monetary policy is doing rounds for quite a time. The view was even endorsed by the committee on capital account convertibility in 1996 because of the possible conflict of interest between monetary policy and debt management. Why the issue went to backburner? When Bimal Jalan ..

India Post Payments Bank to be converted into Small Finance Bank

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 ..

Utkarsh 2022

Utkarsh 2022 is the three- year roadmap of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to improve regulation and supervision, among other functions of the central bank. Roadmap of RBI Utkarsh 2022 is in line with the RBI’s plan to strengthen the regulatory and supervisory mechanism. The three -year medium-term strategy of the RBI inter-alia covers ..

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 ..

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