Housing loan limits for eligibility under priority sector lending will be revised to ₹ 35 lakh in metropolitan centres (with population of ten lakh and above), and ₹ 25 lakh in other centres, provided the overall cost of the dwelling unit in the metropolitan centre and at other centres does not exceed ₹ 45 lakh and ₹ 30 lakh, respectively.
RBI released Draft Directions on requirement of Legal Entity Identifier Code for participation in non-derivative markets. Comments on the draft directions are invited from banks, market participants and other interested parties by June 30, 2018.
Customs Rate of Exchange of Foreign Currency Conversion wef 22.06.2018 notified vide Notification No. 55/2018-Customs (N.T.) dated the 21st June, 2018.
G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and sub-section (12) of section 3 of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do
Seeks to increase the tariff rate on goods in chapters 7, 8, 28, 38, 72 and 73 in the First Schedule to the Customs tariff Act, 1975 vide Notification No. 48/2018–Customs dated 20th June, 2018.
LRS was introduced on February 4, 2004, vide A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 64 dated February 4, 2004 read with GoI Notification G.S.R. No. 207(E) dated March 23, 2004, as a liberalization measure to facilitate resident individuals to remit funds abroad for permitted current or capital account transactions or combination of both.
Recently Mr. Piyush Goyal, Finance Minister, announced setting up of a committee to give recommendations in two weeks on formation of an asset reconstruction company for faster resolution of stressed assets besides mooting the idea of BAD BANK.
It has been decided that furnishing of Permanent Account Number (PAN), which hitherto was not to be insisted upon while putting through permissible current account transactions of up to USD 25,000, shall now be mandatory for making all remittances under Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS).