Reserve Bank of India
A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 14
September 15, 2022
All Category-I Authorised Dealer Banks
Rupee Drawing Arrangement – Enabling Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) to process
cross-border inbound Bill Payments
Please refer to A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 120 dated April 10, 2014 on ‘Rupee Drawing Arrangement – Direct to Account Facility’, in terms of which, foreign inward remittances received under Rupee Drawing Arrangement (RDA) can be transferred to the KYC compliant beneficiary bank accounts through electronic mode, such as, NEFT, IMPS, etc. subject to the procedure and conditions mentioned therein.
2. As announced in Para 6 of the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies issued on August 05, 2022, it has been decided to allow foreign inward remittances received under the Rupee Drawing Arrangement (RDA), to be transferred to the KYC compliant bank account of the biller (beneficiary) through Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS), subject to the conditions mentioned in Para 3 of A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 120 dated April 10, 2014.
3. AD Cat-I Banks may bring the contents of this circular to the notice of their constituents concerned.
4. The directions contained in this circular have been issued under Section 10(4) and Section 11(1) of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (42 of 1999) and are without prejudice to permissions/approvals, if any, required under any other law.
Chief General Manager