RBI imposes restrictions on Lucknow-based Indian Mercantile Cooperative Bank Ltd with withdrawal cap of Rs 1 lakh for six months
- The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed certain restrictions on Indian Mercantile Cooperative Bank Ltd, Lucknow.
- These restrictions came into force from closure of business hours on January 28, 2022. The restrictions would remain in force for six months.
- Following are certain Directions issued to the bank by RBI:
- Withdrawal limit has been fixed at a sum not exceeding Rs. 100,000 of the total balance across all savings bank or current accounts or any other account of a depositor.
- The bank shall not, without prior approval of RBI
- grant or renew any loans and advances,
- make any investment,
- incur any liability including borrowal of funds and acceptance of fresh deposits,
- disburse or agree to disburse any payment whether in discharge of its liabilities and obligations or otherwise, enter into any compromise or arrangement
- sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of any of its properties or assets except
- RBI has imposed the above restrictions in exercise of powers vested in it under sub section (1) of Section 35 A read with Section 56 of the Banking Regulation Act (AACS), 1949.
Points to Remember:
- Headquarter of Indian Mercantile Cooperative Bank Ltd.
- Withdrawal cap fixed by RBI on Indian Mercantile Cooperative Bank Ltd
- RBI has imposed restriction under which section of RBI Act? sub section (1) of Section 35 A read with Section 56
Source: Business Standard