FinMin plans 16-point ‘Key Responsibility Area (KRA)’ to push PSBs

The Finance Ministry has taken a note that the Market Share of PSB’s is declining while that of Private Banks is declining and therefore MOF has planned to address the issue of declining share of 18 Public Sector Banks based on the Performance Indicators in certain Key areas. Now onwards Performance indicators will assess how…

How to read a credit report ?

Once you know how to read a credit report, you’ll have a better sense of what to look for. We draw your attention to our earlier post on “How long do negative items stay on a report?” wherein we have informed you about: Most negative information generally stays on credit reports for 7 years Bankruptcy stays…

Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies

RBI has issued the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies on August 7, 2019. This Statement sets out various developmental and regulatory policy measures in the areas of Financial Markets; Payment and Settlement Systems; Banking Regulation, Financial Inclusion and Credit flow to NBFCs. I. Financial Markets 1. Introduction of stripping/reconstitution facility for State Development Loans…

Third Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2019-20 Resolution of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Reserve Bank of India

India’s Central Bank Reserve Bank of India announced on 6th August the IIIrd Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy wherein they announced an array of conventional and unconventional measures to boost slowing economic growth, including reducing the benchmark interest rate by an irregular 35 basis points (bps), its fourth rate cut this year. The Reserve Bank of India’s six-member rate-setting…

RBI Dy Governor’s Portfolios

DG Portfolios Wef  24th July 2019, the distribution of portfolios amongst the Deputy Governors will be as following: Name Departments Shri N.S.Vishwanathan 1. Co-ordination 2. Department of Banking Regulation (DBR) 3. Department of Communication (DoC) 4. Department of Co-operative Banking Regulation (DCBR) 5. Department of Non- Banking Regulation (DNBR) 6. Enforcement Department 7. Financial Markets…

Reserve Bank of India’s Medium-term Strategy Framework – Launch of Utkarsh 2022

The RBI Governor Shri Shaktikant Das launched “Utkarsh 2022” on 23rd July 2019. It is the Reserve Bank of India’s Medium-term Strategy Framework, in line with the evolving macroeconomic environment, to achieve excellence in the performance of RBI’s mandates and strengthening the trust of citizens and other institutions. A formal strategic management framework was launched in…

Bank Promotion Study Materials Clerical to Scale I, Scale I-II,III,IV,V and Scale VI – 2019

Dear Friends, We have prepared the Study Materials for Bank Promotion from Clerical to Scale I, Scale I-II & III and from Scale IV, V & VI updated as of July 2019. An additional Reading Book entitled Latest Banking Updates – Banking Promotion (updated as of 24th July 2019) is also prepared. Multiple Choice Question…

How long do negative items stay on a report?

Negative credit report items are automatically removed from your report. When? It depends. Highlights: Most negative information generally stays on credit reports for 7 years Bankruptcy stays on your credit report for 7 to 10 years, depending on the bankruptcy type In our earlier post “CIBIL – Explained Better”- CIBIL SCORE – ‘Reason behind the…

Consolidation of regional rural banks on government agenda

India is eyeing a mega revamp of its regional rural banks (RRBs) and the plan includes consolidation of these lenders for better operational efficiencies in line with the government’s big rural focus. The plan that the finance ministry is drawing up also envisages RRBs adopting differentiated banking strategies, such as targeting specific sectors, for a…

RBI Governor met CEOs of Public Sector Banks on 19th July 2019

RBI Governor Shri Shaktikanta Das held a meeting today with the CEOs of the public sector banks and the Chief Executive of Indian Banks Association (IBA) on the 19th July 2019. The Governor acknowledged discernible improvements in the banking sector while underscoring that several challenges still remain to be addressed, particularly with regard to the…