Loans to Stressed MSMEs: Is guarantee comes from GGTMSE instead of a sovereign guarantee?

According to news reports, Bankers are unhappy to learn that the newly envisaged Rs.20000 crore loan guarantee scheme for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) will not be available from the Government of India as expected but from the credit guarantee trust fund for micro and small enterprises (CGTMSE). CGTMSE guarantee has its caveats, it…

COVID19 Regulatory Package: RBI extends Resolution Timelines on stressed assets under the Prudential Framework

In terms of the existing Prudential Framework, lenders are required to implement a resolution plan in respect of entities in default within 180 days from the end of Review Period of 30 days. As announced in the RBI Governor’s statement on Friday (17.04.2020), on a review aimed at alleviating the lingering impact of Covid19 on…

Lending to NBFCs for on-lending to be classified as Priority sector up to a cap

Today (Monday, March 23, 2020), RBI advised commercial banks that their loans to registered NBFCs (other than MFIs) for on-lending to be eligible for classification as priority sector is extended for FY 2020-21. The circular further said that existing loans disbursed under the on-lending model will continue to be classified under the Priority Sector till…