SC Stays RBI Circular of February 12: Recovery process by banks could be further delayed

The Supreme Court on September 11, 2018 (Tuesday) consolidated all cases by members of the Association of Power Producers (APP), Independent Power Producers Association of India (IPPA), Shipowners Association and Textile Associations filed across the country to be heard on November 14, 2018.  The Court has meanwhile, asked RBI and parties to maintain status quo…

Monetary limit for filing cases in DRT rose up to Rs.20 lakh

The notification  dated  September 6, 2018 of finance ministry, Government of India increased the monetary limit up to Rs.20 lakh for filing loan recovery application in the Debt Recovery Tribunals (DRT) by banks and financial institutions. It is reported that there are 38,376 cases pending in 39 debt recovery tribunals (DRTs) in the country, as…

Amendments to Reserve Bank of India (Note Refund) Rules, 2009

The Central Government has made amendments to the Reserve Bank of India (Note Refund) Rules, 2009. The amended rules called “the Reserve Bank of India (Note Refund) Amendment Rules, 2018” are effective from Gazette notification date September 6, 2018. The amendment to rules would help the public to exchange mutilated notes in Mahatma Gandhi (New)…

Present banking sector crisis should not become an alibi for privatization of public sector banks: Parliamentary Standing Committee

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance in its report dated September 5, 2018 on banking sector, made various suggestions to the RBI to resurrect the bleeding public sector banks, which include relaxation in capital adequacy rules to free up excess capital, easing of the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework, separate treatment of NPAs due to…

Bank Clerical Staff DA (Aug-Oct 2018)

12 slabs increase in DA for Aug 2018 – Oct 2018 and CPI for June 2019 is 291 (6596.68) as per the announcement of Labour Bureau today (31.07.2018). With the above, the average CPI for April, May & June 2018 is 6588. AVG CPI: (6573.85+6596.68+ 6642.33/3=. 19812.86/3=6604.28-4440=2164.28/4=541 slabs @ 0.10%=54.10% So Confirmed Increase in DA…

Swaps in ATMs

  In terms of recommendations of Shri.D.K.Mohanty Committee on Currency Movement(CCM), RBI advised all the banks to consider using lockable cassettes in their ATMs which shall be swapped at the time of cash replenishment. The above decision was taken by the Central Bank in order to mitigate risks involved in open cash replenishment/top up. RBI…