नंदन नीलेकणि रिज़र्व बैंक की डिजिटल पेमेंट कमेटी के अध्यक्ष होंगे

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 02:27

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (आरबीआई) ने डिजिटल पेमेंट को बढ़ावा देने के लिए डिजिटल पेमेंट कमेटी बनाई। उद्योगपति नंदन नीलेकणि को इसका चेयरमैन बनाया गया। नीलेकणि इंफोसिस के चेयरमैन और को-फाउंडर रहे हैं। आधार को लागू कराने का श्रेय इन्हीं को मिलता है। वे यूआईडीएआई के अध्यक्ष भी रह चुके हैं।देश में डिजिटल पेमेंट को बढ़ावा देने और इसे सुरक्षित बनाने के लिए आरबीआई ने मंगलवार को नीलेकणि की अध्यक्षता में पांच सदस्यों वाली कमेटी का गठन किया।


I may have resigned if note ban was thrust: Raghuram Rajan

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 20:48

New Delhi, Sep 7, Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday that he would have resigned if the demonetisation decision was thrust on him but made it clear that the government can bypass the central bank if it wants to push ahead with such a decision.


Bank NPAs make opportunity for asset reconstruction firms: Jaitley

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 22:04

New Delhi, July 29, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the non-performing assets (NPAs) of banks present an opportunity for Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) as the stressed assets have an inherent value and can be turned around.


Difference of opinion between RBI, govt is not bad: Y.V. Reddy

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:20

New Delhi, June 28, Difference of opinion between Reserve Bank of India and the government is not a bad thing at all, says former RBI Governor Y.V. Reddy, whose differences with the then Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in 2004 on opening the banking system to foreign ownership made him consider quitting the post.


Now mobile banking complaints under ombudsman, says RBI

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:20

Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Widening the scope of its Banking Ombudsman Scheme, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has included complaints relating to mis-selling and mobile banking in its purview for which compensation up to Rs 1 lakh can be awarded.


DCCBs allowed to deposit demonetised notes with RBI

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:12

New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) In a significant move, the government on Tuesday allowed the RBI to accept demonetised notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 received by the District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) during November 10-14 last year.


Indian firms' foreign borrowings in April triple to $1.3 bn

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 02:10

Mumbai, May 27, Indian firms' external commercial borrowings (ECBs) in April went up more than three-fold to $1.30 billion, while ECBs were at $304.57 million in the same month of 2016, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said.


Banks need to raise private capital to deal with bad loans: RBI

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 00:10

Mumbai, April 29, The mounting problem of bad loans of banks cannot be resolved by their simple recapitalisation and options like raising private capital for state-run banks need to be considered to deal with the issue, the RBI said on Friday.


Agency banks, RBI offices to remain open till April 1

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 08:34

Mumbai, March 25, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked all agency banks -- all public sector banks and some private banks -- to remain open on all days between March 25 and April 1.


Arun Jaitley, RBI officials to discuss banks' bad loans

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 09:48

New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet with senior Reserve Bank of India (RBI) officials here on Friday to discuss the issue of banks' non-performing assets (NPAs) or bad loans, sources said.


SC notice to Centre, RBI over cash deposit deadline

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 21:20

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the central government and the RBI on a batch of PILs alleging that people are not being allowed to deposit old Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes till March 31, as promised by the government.


'Where are the fake notes? Even RBI doesn't know'

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 10:52

Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India has admitted it has no confirmed data of the number or value of fake currencies detected since the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, a RTI query has revealed.


RBI's own figures indicate return of 15 lakh crore of banned notes

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 13:18

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Despite the Reserve Bank of India dismissing reports that suggested 97 per cent of the demonetised currency had returned to the bank's coffers by December 30, its own weekly figures on "currency in circulation" indicate that this number is correct.