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The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) Central Board has decided to create a ‘Specialized Supervisory and Regulatory Cadre’ within the RBI. Decision to create a Specialized Supervisory and Regulatory Cadre within the RBI was taken at the recent two-day meeting of Reserve Bank of India’ Central Board.

This 576th Board Meeting was held under the chairmanship of RBI Governor in Chennai.

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  • It reviewed the current economic situation, global and domestic challenges and various areas of operations of RBI.

  • It reviewed the present structure of supervision in RBI in light of growing complexities, diversity and interconnections within the Indian financial sector.

  • It discussed issues related to currency management and Banker to Government functions of the RBI.

  • It discussed the Medium Term Strategy document, which covers RBI’s Mission and Vision Statements.

Objectives & Significance

  • The cadre creation came with a view of strengthening the supervision and regulation of commercial banks, urban cooperative banks and Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs).

  • The decision for creating an additional oversight mechanism was taken in the wake of recent NBFC crisis such as large-scale defaults by IL&FS in 2018 (which caused on-going liquidity crunch in banking system)

  • To counter failures by credit rating agencies to flag risks, alleged lapses by auditors and in asset quality by big banks.

  • Supervision cadre would supplement RBI to be better equipped in picking up early warning signs.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 7, 2019

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