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RBI reduces exposure limits for UCBs

According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) notification, the single borrower and group exposure limit for Urban cooperative banks (UCBs) to 15% and 25% of tier I capital, respectively. This reduction in limit is to mitigate concentration risks arising out of large loans. Existing norms allowed 15% for single borrowers and 40% to group ..

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 ..

RBI to create Specialised Supervisory and Regulatory Cadre

The Reserve Bank of India has decided to create a specialised supervisory and regulatory cadre for strengthening the supervision and regulation of commercial banks, urban cooperative banks and Non-Banking Financial Companies. Why the Specialised Cadre? There were criticisms against the central bank that the RBI was lax in the supervisory functions, especially in timely detection ..

Deposit Insurance in India

The idea behind the Deposit Insurance is to boost the faith of the public in the banking system, and provide protection against the loss of deposits to a significant extent. In India, the bank deposits are covered under the insurance scheme provided by Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC), a wholly owned subsidiary of ..