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Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2018-19

Press Release: 2018-2019/1877 (07/02/2019)

On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation at its meeting today, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to: Reduce the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points from 6.5 per cent to 6.25 per cent with immediate effect....

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FDI Policy on E-Commerce effective from February 01, 2019

The e-commerce sector is expected to keep growing in future because of a number of reasons. The FDI policy on e-commerce has remained unchanged. Better enforcement of this policy will contribute significantly to growth of this sector over medium and long term....

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Kisan Credit Card Scheme: Working Capital for Animal Husbandry & Fisheries

RBI/2018-19/112 FIDD.CO.FSD.BC.12/05.05.010/2018-19 / Press Release : 2018-2019/1839 (04/02/2019)

The Kisan Credit Card Scheme aims at providing adequate and timely credit support from the banking system under a single window with flexible and simplified procedure to the farmers for short term crop loans. In order to extend the operational flexibility to farmers engaged in Animal Husbandry and Fisheries the Government of India had ann...

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FCRA: AIIB, NDB & EBRD not to be treated as international organisations

Notification No. S.O. 649(E) (01/02/2019)

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 - Central Government hereby specifies that the following international organisations shall not be treated as ‘foreign source’ (i) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) (ii) New Development Bank (NDB) (iii) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)...

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Ombudsman Scheme for Digital Transactions, 2019 – FAQs

The Reserve Bank of India has introduced an Ombudsman Scheme for Digital Transactions, 2019 (the Scheme). It is an expeditious and cost-free apex level mechanism for resolution of complaints regarding digital transactions undertaken by customers of the System Participants as defined in the Scheme. The Scheme is being introduced under Sect...

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RBI Ombudsman Scheme for Digital Transactions, 2019

Ref. CEPD. PRS. No. 3370/13.01.010/2018-19, Press Release: 2018-2019/1802 (31/01/2019)

 RESERVE BANK OF INDIA The Reserve Bank introduces Ombudsman Scheme for Digital Transactions As announced in the Monetary Policy Statement of December 5, 2018, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today launched the Ombudsman Scheme for Digital Transactions (OSDT) vide Notification dated January 31, 2019 for redressal of complaints against Sy...

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Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident outside India) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Notification No. FEMA. 20(R) (6)/2019-RB (31/01/2019)

These Regulations may be called the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident outside India) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2019....

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Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra & OBC taken out of PCA framework

Press Release: 2018-2019/1807 (31/01/2019)

RESERVE BANK OF INDIA Date : Jan 31, 2019 Prompt Corrective Action Framework On a review of the performance of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) currently under the Prompt Corrective Action Framework (PCAF), it was noted that a few banks are not in breach of the PCA parameters as per their published results for the quarter […]...

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MHA revokes Suspension of 37 Associations on opening FCRA account

Order No. II/21022/58(951)/PFMS/2017/FCRA(MU) (23/01/2019)

37 associations mentioned in the annexed list have opened their bank account(s) as mandated under section 17 of the FCRA, 2010 in PFMS-integrated banks and have complied with the Government directions issued under section 46 of the Act....

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Royalty payment and Make in India

According to a report by Business line, the government is thinking to cap royalty payment to foreign firms. This move is expected to be taken up in cabinet sometime soon....

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The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) is India’s Apex bank which governs the banking regulations in the country and controls all the monetary policies of the country. It began its operations 1st of April 1935 at the time of British Rule as per the provisions laid down in the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. After India’s independence on 15th August 1947, the Reserve Bank of India was nationalized on 1st January 1949.

Reserve Bank of India is an independent monetary authority that regulates banks and offers important financial services such as controlling inflation, maintaining foreign exchange reserves, and providing monetary policy report. It plays a significant role in developing strategies of the Indian Government.

The FEMA Act (Foreign Exchange Management Act) is an Act constituted by the Indian Parliament for consolidating and amending the law related to foreign exchange for facilitating the external trade and payments and also for encouraging orderly maintenance and development of foreign exchange market in the country. This act was passed in the year 1999 during the winter session which replaced the previous Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA). The FEMA Regulations makes offenses with respect to foreign exchange civil offenses.This Act extends and is applicable for the entire nation. FEMA Act allowed a new regime for foreign exchange management that is consistent with the World Trade Organization’s emerging framework.

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