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Central KYC Registry

Central Government of India has created CERSAI (Central Registry of Securitisation Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India) to ensure single KYC across all financial products. It provides an ease to the every financial consumer by submitting one time KYC at the CERSAI portal and escaping from the requirement of giving KYC every time they […]

Investment by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) in Debt

As announced in paragraph 10 of the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies of the Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2018-19 dated February 07, 2019, in order to encourage a wider spectrum of investors to access the Indian corporate debt market, it has been decided to withdraw this provision with immediate effect.

ECB for Resolution Applicants under Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process

RBI to relax the end-use restrictions for resolution applicants under the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP) and allow them to raise ECBs from the recognised lenders, except the branches/ overseas subsidiaries of Indian banks, for repayment of Rupee term loans of the target company under the approval route.

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

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 announced their decision to extend the facilities of KCC to these farmers in the Budget 2018-19.

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

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 announced their decision to extend the facilities of KCC to these farmers in the Budget 2018-19.

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 Section 18 Payment and Settlement […]

RBI Ombudsman Scheme for Digital Transactions, 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 System Participants as defined in […]

Fema: Reg. opening of project office relating to defence sector in India

In the case of proposal for opening a project office relating to defence sector, no separate reference or approval of Government of India shall be required if the said non-resident applicant has been awarded a contract by/entered into an agreement with the Ministry of Defence or Service Headquarters or Defence Public Sector Undertakings.