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RBI Circulars July-2014
Circular NumberDate Of IssueDepartmentSubjectMeant For
RBI/2014-2015/154
A. P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 18
30.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentConstitution of Special Investigating Team – sharing of informationAll Authorised Persons
RBI/2014-2015/153
A.P. (DIR Series)Circular No. 17
28.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentExternal Commercial Borrowing (ECB) Policy — Review of all-in-cost ceilingAll Category - I Authorized Dealer Banks
RBI/2014-2015/152
A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 16
28.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentTrade Credits for Imports into India — Review of all-in-cost ceilingAll Category - I Authorized Dealer Banks
RBI/2014-2015/151
A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 15
28.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentCompilation of R-return: Reporting under FETERS-Discontinuation of ENC and Sch 3 to 6 fileAll Category - I Authorised Dealer Banks
RBI/2013-2014/150
RPCD.CO.RRB.BC.No.17/03.05.33/2014-15
28.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentAdditional Disclosures by Regional Rural Banks in Notes to AccountsThe Chairmen All Regional Rural Banks
RBI/2014-2015/149
Ref.No.IDMD/208/08.02.032/2013-14
28.7.2014Internal Debt Management DepartmentAuction of Government of India Dated SecuritiesAll Scheduled Commercial Banks All State Co-operative Banks/All Scheduled Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks /All Financial Institutions/All Primary Dealers
RBI/2014-2015/148
RPCD.RRB.RCB.AML.No.1288/07.51.018/2014-15
28.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentAnti-Money Laundering (AML) / Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) - StandardsThe Chairmen / Chief Executive Officers All Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) State / Central Coop. Banks (StCBs/CCBs)
RBI/2014-2015/147
A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 14
25.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentIssue of Prepaid Forex Cards- Due Diligence and Adherence to KYC normsAll Authorised Persons
RBI/2014-2015/146
DNBS (PD).CC.No 401/03.10.42/2014-15
25.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionInter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) with United States of America (US) under Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)- RegistrationAll Non Banking Financial Companies
RBI/2014-2015/145
A.P.(DIR Series) Circular No. 13
23.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentForeign investment in India by SEBI registered Long term investors in Government dated SecuritiesAll Authorised Persons
RBI/2014-2015/144
A. P.(DIR Series) Circular No. 12
23.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentExim Bank's Line of Credit of USD 41.96 million to the Government of the Republic of SenegalAll Category - I Authorised Dealer Banks
RBI/2013-2014/143
DBOD. AML.No. 1422/14.01.001/2013-14
22.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentAnti-Money Laundering (AML)/Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) - StandardsLocal Area Banks / All India Financial Institutions The Chairmen/CEOs of all Scheduled Commercial Banks(Excluding RRBs)/
RBI/2014-2015/142
DBOD.No.BP.BC.27/21.04.048/2014-15
22.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentLoans against Gold Ornaments and Jewellery for Non-Agricultural End-usesThe Chairman and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer All Scheduled Commercial Banks (Excluding Local Area Banks and Regional Rural Banks)
RBI/2014-2015/141
A.P.(DIR Series) Circular No. 11
22.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentExport of Goods and Services – Project ExportsAll Category – I Authorised Dealer Banks
RBI/2014-2015/140
IDMD/162 /08.02.032/2014-15
21.7.2014Internal Debt Management DepartmentAuction of Government of India Dated SecuritiesAll Scheduled Commercial Banks All State Co-operative Banks/All Scheduled Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks /All Financial Institutions/ All Primary Dealers
RBI/2014-2015/139
RPCD.RCB.BC.No.16/07.51.020/2014-15
21.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentBanking Laws (Amendment) Act, 2012 – Amendments to Sections 18 & 24 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (AACS) - Maintenance of Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) for Non-Scheduled StCBs and CCBs and Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) for StCBs and CCBsAll State and Central Cooperative Banks (StCBs/CCBs)
RBI/2014-2015/138
A.P. (DIR Series)Circular No. 10
21.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentKnow Your Customer (KYC) Norms/Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Standards/ Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT)/ Obligation of Authorised Persons under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 – Money Transfer Service Scheme – Recognising E-Aadhaar as an ‘Officially Valid Document’ under PML RulesAll Authorised Persons, who are Indian Agents under Money Transfer Service Scheme (MTSS)
RBI/2013-2014/137
A. P. (DIR Series)Circular No.9
21.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentKnow Your Customer (KYC) Norms/Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Standards/ Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT)/ Obligation of Authorised Persons under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 – Money Changing Activities – Recognising E-Aadhaar as an ‘Officially Valid Document’ under PML RulesAll Authorised Persons
RBI/2014-2015/136
RPCD.RRB.RCB.AML.BC.No.14/07.51.018/2014-15
21.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentKnow Your Customer (KYC) norms / Anti-Money Laundering (AML) standards / Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) / Obligation of Banks under PMLA, 2002 – Amendment to Prevention of Money-Laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules 2013The Chairmen/Chief Executive Officers All Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)/State / Central Cooperative Banks (StCBs/CCBs)
RBI/2014-2015/135
A. P. (DIR Series)Circular No. 8
18.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMoney Transfer Service Scheme – Delegation of work to Regional OfficesAll Authorised Persons, who are Indian Agents under Money Transfer Service Scheme
RBI/2014-2015/134
A. P. (DIR Series)Circular No. 7
18.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentRupee Drawing Arrangement – Delegation of work to Regional OfficesAll Authorised Dealer Category - I Banks
RBI/2014-2015/133
A.P.(DIR Series) Circular No. 6
18.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentForeign Direct Investment – Reporting under FDI SchemeAll Category - I Authorised Dealer banks
RBI/2014-2015/132
A.P. (DIR Series)Circular No.5
17.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentLiberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) for resident individuals-Increase in the limit from USD 75,000 to USD 125,000All Category – I Authorised Dealer Banks
RBI/214-2015/131
DBOD.AML.BC.No.26/14.01.001/2014-15
17.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentKnow Your Customer (KYC) Norms /Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Standards/ Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT)/Obligation of banks under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 Obligation of banks – Amendment to Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules 2013The Chairperson/Chief Executive Officers All Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs) /Local Area Banks/All India Financial Institutions
RBI/2014-2015/130
DGBA.CDD. No. 293/15.02.001/2014-15
17.7.2014Department of Government and Bank AccountsPublic Provident Fund Scheme, 1968 and Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, 2004 - Amendments in RulesThe Chairman and Managing Director/Managing Director Government Accounts Department/Head Office State Bank of India/State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Travancore/ State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ Andhra Bank/ Allahabad Bank/Bank of Baroda/Bank of India/Bank of Maharashtra/Canara Bank/Central Bank of India/Corporation Bank/Dena Bank/Indian Bank/Indian Overseas Bank/Oriental Bank of Commerce/Punjab National Bank/Punjab & Sind Bank/Syndicate Bank/UCO Bank/Union Bank of India/United Bank of India/Vijaya Bank/IDBI Bank/ICICI Bank Ltd
RBI/2014-2015/129
A. P. (DIR Series)Circular No.4
15.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentForeign Direct Investment (FDI) in India - Issue/Transfer of Shares or Convertible Debentures - Revised pricing guidelinesAll Category –I Authorised Dealer Banks
RBI/2014-2015/128
RPCD.RRB.RCB.BC.No. 13/03.05.33/2014-15
15.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentData Format for Furnishing of Credit Information to Credit Information Companies and other Regulatory MeasuresThe Chairmen/Chief Executive Officers, All Regional Rural Banks / State and Central Co-operative Banks All Credit Information Companies
RBI/2014-2015/127
DBOD.BP.BC.No.25/08.12.014/2014-15
15.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentIssue of Long Term Bonds by Banks – Financing of Infrastructure and Affordable HousingAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/126
DBOD.No.BP.BC.24/21.04.132/2014-15
15.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentFlexible Structuring of Long Term Project Loans to Infrastructure and Core IndustriesThe Chairman and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer All Scheduled Commercial Banks (Excluding Local Area Banks and Regional Rural Banks)
RBI/2014-2015/125
UBD. CO. BPD. PCB. Cir. No. 4/16.74.000/2014-15
15.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentData Format for Furnishing of Credit Information to Credit Information Companies and other Regulatory MeasuresThe Chief Executive Officer All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/124
Ref. No. IDMD/0106/08.02.032/2013-14
14.7.2014Internal Debt Management DepartmentAuction of Government of India Dated SecuritiesAll Scheduled Commercial Banks All State Co-operative Banks/All Scheduled Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks/All Financial Institutions/All Primary Dealers
RBI/2014-2015/123
A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.3
14.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentIssue of Partly Paid Shares and Warrants by Indian Company to Foreign InvestorsAll Category – I Authorised Dealer Banks
RBI/2014-2015/122
DNBS(PD).CC.No 400/03.10.42/2014-15
14.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionKnow Your Customer (KYC) Norms / Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Standards /Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) / Obligation of NBFCs under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 Recognising E-Aadhaar as an 'Officially Valid Document' under PML RulesAll Non-Banking Financial Companies
RBI/2014-2015/121
DNBS(PD).CC.No.399/03.10.42 /2014-15
14.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionLevy of foreclosure charges/pre-payment penalty on Floating Rate LoansAll Non Banking Financial Companies / All Non Banking Financial Companies /
RBI/2014-2015/120
DNBS (PD).CC. No 398/03.10.42/2014-15
10.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionKnow Your Customer (KYC) Norms / Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Standards /Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) / Obligation of NBFCs under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002- Clarification on proof of AddressAll Deposit taking Non Banking Financial Companies
RBI/2014-2015/119
A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.2
7.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentForeign Exchange Management Act, 1999 – Import of Rough, Cut and Polished DiamondsAll Category – I Authorised Dealer Banks
RBI/2014-2015/118
RPCD.FLC.No. 218-348/12.01.018/2014-15
7.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentFinancial Literacy activities conducted by Financial Literacy Centres and rural branches of banks – monitoring systemTo Chairman/CMD of Scheduled Commercial Banks (including RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/117
A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 1
3.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentFinancial Commitment (FC) by Indian Party under Overseas Direct Investments (ODI) – Restoration of LimitAll Category – I Authorised Dealer Banks
RBI/2014-2015/116
DPSS.CO.AD.No.27/02.27.005/2014-15
3.7.2014Department of Payment and Settlement SystemKnow Your Customer (KYC) Norms /Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Standards/ Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT)/Obligation of Payment System Operators under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 – Clarification on Proof of AddressAll Payment System Providers, System Participants and prospective Prepaid Payment Instrument Issuers
RBI/2014-2015/115
RPCD.RRB.RCB.AML.BC.No.12/07.51.018/2014-15
3.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentKnow Your Customer (KYC)/Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Guidelines - Unique Customer Identification Code (UCIC) for banks’ customers in IndiaThe Chairmen / Chief Executive Officers All Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) and State/Central Cooperative Banks (StCBs/CCBs)
RBI/2014-2015/114
UBD.CO.LS (PCB) Cir.No.1/07.01.000/2014-15
2.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentReview of norms for opening of onsite/off-site ATMs by Urban Co-operative BanksChief Executive Officers of all Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/113
UBD.BPD (PCB) Cir. No. 2/14.01.062/2014-15
2.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentKnow Your Customer (KYC) / Anti-Money Laundering (AML) / Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Guidelines - Unique Customer Identification Code (UCIC) – Extension of Time – Primary (Urban) Cooperative Banks (UCBs)The Chief Executive Officer All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks.
RBI/2014-2015/112
RPCD.CO.RRB.RCB.BC.No.11/03.05.33/2014-15
2.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentSecurity Incident Tracking Platform- Reporting thereonThe Chairmen/Chief Executive Officers, All Regional Rural Banks / State and Central Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/111
RPCD.RRB.RCB.BC.No.08/03.05.33/2014-15
1.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentLending against Gold JewelleryThe Chairmen / CEOs All Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) and State/Central Cooperative Banks (StCBs/CCBs)
RBI/2014-2015/110
DGBA.GAD.No.H- 4/31.05.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Government and Bank AccountsMaster Circular- Disbursement of Pension by Agency BanksAll Agency Banks
RBI/2014-2015/109
DGBA.GAD.No.H - 2/31.12.010/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Government and Bank AccountsMaster Circular on Conduct of Government Business by Agency Banks - Payment of Agency CommissionAll Agency Banks
RBI/2014-2015/108
DGBA.GAD.No.H - 3/42.01.034/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Government and Bank AccountsMaster Circular – Collection of Direct Taxes- OLTASAll Agency Banks
RBI/2014-2015/107
DGBA.CDD. No. 7917/13.01.299/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Government and Bank AccountsMaster Circular on Nomination facility for Relief/Savings BondsThe Chairman/Managing Director Head Office (Government Accounts Department)State Bank of India and Associates,All Nationalized banks (Excluding Punjab and Sind Bank & Andhra Bank), Axis Bank Ltd./ICICI Bank Ltd./HDFC Bank Ltd./ Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd. (SHCIL)
RBI/2014-2015/106
DGBA.CDD. No.7921/13.01.299/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Government and Bank AccountsMaster Circular on Appointment and Delisting of Brokers and Payment of Brokerage on Relief/Savings BondsThe Chairman/Managing Director Head Office (Government Accounts Department)State Bank of India and Associates, All Nationalized banks (Excluding Punjab and Sind Bank & Andhra Bank),Axis Bank Ltd./ICICI Bank Ltd./HDFC Bank Ltd./Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd. (SHCIL)
RBI/2014-2015/105
DPSS.CO.PD.PPI.No.3/02.14.006/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Payment and Settlement SystemMaster Circular – Policy Guidelines on Issuance and Operation of Pre-paid Payment Instruments in IndiaAll Prepaid Payment Instrument Issuers, System Providers, System Participants and all other Prospective Prepaid Payment Instrument Issuers
RBI/2014-2015/104
DPSS.CO.PD. Mobile Banking. No. 2/02.23.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Payment and Settlement SystemMaster Circular – Mobile Banking transactions in India – Operative Guidelines for BanksThe Chairman and Managing Director / Chief Executive Officers All Scheduled Commercial Banks including RRBs /Urban Co-operative Banks / State Co-operative Banks / District Central Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/103
DBOD.No.BP.BC.6/21.06.201/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular – Basel III Capital RegulationsAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (Excluding Local Area Banks and Regional Rural Banks)
RBI/2014-2015/102
DBOD.No.FID.FIC.1/01.02.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Resource Raising Norms for Financial InstitutionsThe CEOs of the All-India Term Lending and Refinancing Institutions (Exim Bank, NABARD, NHB and SIDBI)
RBI/2014-2015/101
Ref.MPD.No.373/07.01.279/2014-15
1.7.2014Monetary Policy DepartmentMaster Circular on Export Credit Refinance FacilityThe Chairmen/Chief Executives of all Scheduled Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/100
IDMD.PCD.04/14.01.02/2014-15
1.7.2014Internal Debt Management DepartmentMaster Circular - Guidelines for Issue of Commercial PaperAll market participants
RBI/2014-2015/99
IDMD.PCD. 05/14.01.03/2014-15
1.7.2014Internal Debt Management DepartmentMaster Circular - Guidelines for Issue of Certificates of DepositAll market participants
RBI/2014-2015/98
IDMD.PCD. 03/14.01.01/2014-15
1.7.2014Internal Debt Management DepartmentMaster Circular on Call / Notice Money Market OperationsThe Chairmen / Chief Executives of all Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs) / Co-operative Banks / Primary Dealers
RBI/2014-2015/97
IDMD.PDRD. 02/03.64.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Internal Debt Management DepartmentMaster Circular- Capital Adequacy Standards and Risk Management Guidelines for Standalone Primary DealersAll Standalone Primary Dealers
RBI/2014-2015/96
IDMD.PDRD.01/03.64.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Internal Debt Management DepartmentMaster Circular – Operational Guidelines to Primary DealersAll Primary Dealers
RBI/2014-2015/95
RPCD.CO.Plan.BC 10/04.09.01/2014-15
1.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentMaster Circular - Priority Sector Lending-Targets and ClassificationThe Chairman/ Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer [All scheduled commercial banks (excluding Regional Rural Banks)]
RBI/2014-2015/94
RPCD.CO.LBS.BC.No. 9/02.01.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentMaster Circular – Lead Bank SchemeThe Chairmen and Managing Directors SLBC Convenor Banks/Lead Banks
RBI/2014-2015/93
RPCD.MSME & NFS.BC.No. 3/06.02.31/2014-15
1.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentMaster Circular - Lending to Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) SectorThe Chairman/Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer All Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding Regional Rural Banks)
RBI/2014-2015/92
RPCD.RRB.RCB.AML.BC.No. 02/07.51.018/2014-15
1.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentMaster Circular – Know Your Customer (KYC) norms / Anti-Money Laundering (AML) standards / Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) / Obligation of Banks under PMLA, 2002The Chairmen/Chief Executive Officers All Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)/State / Central Cooperative Banks (StCBs/CCBs)
RBI/2014-2015/91
DBOD.No.Ret.BC.11/12.01.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) and Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR)All Scheduled Commercial Banks (Excluding Regional Rural Banks)
RBI/2014-2015/90
DBOD.No.BP.BC.5/21.06.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Prudential Guidelines on Capital Adequacy and Market Discipline - New Capital Adequacy Framework (NCAF)All Commercial Banks (Excluding Local Area Banks and Regional Rural Banks)
RBI/2014-2015/89
DCM (NE) No. G - 3 /08.07.18/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Currency ManagementMaster Circular – Facility for Exchange of Notes and CoinsThe Chairman and Managing Director / the Chief Executive Officer all banks
RBI/2014-2015/88
DCM(CC) No.G - 4 /03.35.01/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Currency ManagementMaster Circular – Levy of Penal Interest for delayed Reporting/Wrong Reporting/Non-Reporting of Currency Chest Transactions and Inclusion of Ineligible Amounts in Currency Chest Balances1. The Chairman& Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (All Banks having Currency Chests), 2. Director of Treasuries (State Governments as per list enclosed)
RBI/2014-2015/87
DCM (FNVD) G- 2/16.01.05/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Currency ManagementMaster Circular – Detection and Impounding of Counterfeit NotesThe Chairman / Managing Director, Commercial Banks, Cooperative Banks, RRBs, Private Banks, Foreign Banks and Director of Treasuries of all States
RBI/2014-2015/86
DCM (CC) No. G- 5/03.39.01/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Currency ManagementMaster Circular – Scheme of Incentives and Penalties for bank branches based on performance in rendering customer service to the members of publicThe Chairman & Managing Director / Chief Executive Officers All Banks
RBI/2014-2015/85
DBS.CO.CFMC.BC.No. 1/23.04.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionFrauds – Classification and ReportingThe Chairmen & Chief Executive Officers of all Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs) and All India Select Financial Institutions
RBI/2014-2015/84
RPCD.No.FSD.BC 07/05.04.02/2014-15
1.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentMaster Circular - Guidelines for Relief Measures by Banks in Areas Affected by Natural CalamitiesThe Chairman/Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer All scheduled commercial banks (excluding Regional Rural Banks)
RBI/2014-2015/83
RPCD.GSSD.BC.No.01/09.09.01/2014-15
1.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentMaster Circular - Credit facilities to Scheduled Castes (SCs) & Scheduled Tribes (STs)The Chairman / Managing Director All Scheduled Commercial Banks
RBI/2014-2015/82
RPCD.CO.RRB.BC.No.5/03.05.33/2014-15
1.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentMaster Circular – Lending to Priority SectorThe Chairman Regional Rural Banks
RBI/2014-2015/81
RPCD.CO.RRB.No.BL.BC.4 /03.05.90/2014-15
1.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentMaster Circular on Branch LicensingThe Chairman All Regional Rural Banks
RBI/2014-2015/80
DBOD.No.FID.FIC 2/01.02.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Disclosure Norms for Financial InstitutionsThe CEOs of the All-India Term- lending and Refinancing Institutions(Exim Bank, NABARD, NHB and SIDBI)
RBI/2014-2015/79
DBOD.No.FID.FIC 3/01.02.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Prudential Norms for Classification, Valuation and Operation of Investment Portfolio by FIsThe CEOs of the All-India Term Lending and Refinancing Institutions (Exim Bank, NABARD, NHB and SIDBI)
RBI/2014-2015/78
DBOD.FID.FIC.No.4/01.02.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Exposure Norms for Financial InstitutionsThe CEOs of the All-India Term-lending and Refinancing Institutions (Exim Bank, NABARD, NHB and SIDBI)
RBI/2014-2015/77
DBOD. No. BAPD.BC. 7/22.01.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular on Branch AuthorisationAll Commercial Banks (Excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/76
DBOD.No.BP.BC.4/21.01.002/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Prudential Norms on Capital Adequacy - Basel I FrameworkAll Local Area Banks
RBI/2014-2015/75
DBOD No BP.BC.20/21.04.141/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular – Prudential Norms for Classification, Valuation and Operation of Investment Portfolio by BanksAll Commercial Banks (excluding Regional Rural Banks)
RBI/2014-2015/74
DBOD.No.BP.BC.9/21.04.048/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Prudential norms on Income Recognition, Asset Classification and Provisioning pertaining to AdvancesAll Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/73
DBOD No.CID.BC.3/20.16.003/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular on Wilful Defaultersi) All scheduled commercial banks (excluding RRBs and LABs) and ii) All India Notified Financial Institutions
RBI/2014-2015/72
DBOD No.Leg.BC. 21/09.07.006/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular on Customer Service in BanksAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (Excludin
RBI/2014-2015/71
DBOD.AML.BC.No.- 23/14.08.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentGuidelines issued under Section 36(1)(a) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 - Implementation of the provisions of Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010The Chairperson/Chief Executive Officers of All Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/70
DBOD. AML. BC. No. 22/14.01.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular – Know Your Customer (KYC) norms / Anti-Money Laundering (AML) standards/Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT)/Obligation of banks under PMLA, 2002The Chairpersons/Chief Executive Officers All Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs) / All India Financial Institutions/ Local Area Banks
RBI/2014-2015/69
DBOD No.DIR.BC.19/04.02.002/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular- Rupee / Foreign Currency Export Credit and Customer Service To ExportersAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/68
DBOD. No.DIR.BC.18/08.12.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular – Housing FinanceAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/67
DBOD.No.Dir.BC.17/13.03.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Guarantees and Co-acceptancesAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/66
DBOD.No.Dir.BC. 12/13.03.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular – Exposure NormsAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/65
DBOD.No.Dir.BC.13/13.03.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Interest Rates on AdvancesAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/64
DBOD.No.Dir.BC. 16/13.03.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Loans and Advances – Statutory and Other RestrictionsAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/63
DBOD.No.Dir.BC. 15/13.03.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular on Interest Rates on Rupee Deposits held in Domestic, Ordinary Non-Resident (NRO) and Non-Resident (External) (NRE) AccountsAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/62
DBOD.No.Dir.BC.14/13.03.00/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular of Instructions Relating to Deposits held in FCNR(B) AccountsAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/61
RPCD.FID.BC.No.06/12.01.033/2014-15
1.7.2014Rural Planning and Credit DepartmentMaster Circular on SHG-Bank Linkage ProgrammeThe Chairman / Managing Director /Chief Executive Officer
RBI/2014-2015/60
DBOD.BP.BC No.8/21.04.018/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Disclosure in Financial Statements - Notes to AccountsThe Chairmen/Chief Executives of All Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/59
DBOD.BP.BC.No.10/21.04.172/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular - Bank Finance to Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs)Chairman and Managing Directors /Chief Executives of All Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/58
DBOD.No.FSD.BC.02/24.01.009/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular on Credit Card, Debit Card and Rupee Denominated Cobranded Prepaid Card operations of banksAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (Excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/57
DBOD. No.FSD.BC.01/24.01.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Banking Operations and DevelopmentMaster Circular – Para-banking ActivitiesAll Scheduled Commercial Banks (Excluding RRBs)
RBI/2014-2015/56
DNBS (PD) CC No. 387/03.10.42/ 2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular – 'Know Your Customer' (KYC) Guidelines – Anti Money Laundering Standards (AML) -'Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 - Obligations of NBFCs in terms of Rules notified thereunder’All Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs), Miscellaneous Non-Banking Companies (MNBCs), and Residuary Non-Banking Companies (RNBCs)
RBI/2014-2015/55
DNBS (PD) CC No.381/03.02.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular – “Non-Banking Financial (Non - Deposit Accepting or Holding) Companies Prudential Norms (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2007”All Non-Deposit taking NBFCs
RBI/2014-2015/54
DNBS (PD) CC No. 380/03.02.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular – “Non-Banking Financial (Deposit Accepting or Holding) Companies Prudential Norms (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2007”All Deposit Taking NBFCs and Residuary Non-Banking Companies
RBI/2014-2015/53
DNBS (PD) CC No 379/03.02.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular – “Non-Banking Financial Companies Acceptance of Public Deposits (Reserve Bank) Directions, 1998”All Non-Banking Financial Companies (except Residuary Non-Banking Companies and Miscellaneous Non-Banking Companies)
RBI/2014-2015/52
DNBS(PD).CC.No. 392/03.02.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circulars - Miscellaneous Instructions to all Non-Banking Financial CompaniesAll Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs)
RBI/2014-2015/51
DNBS.(PD-MGC).C.C.No.17/23.11.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionNotification as amended upto June 30, 2014 - "Mortgage Guarantee Companies Prudential Norms (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2008"The Chairman / CEOs of All Mortgage Guarantee Companies
RBI/2014-2015/50
DNBS(PD)CC.No.40/SCRC/26.03.001/2014-2015
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionNotification as Amended upto June 30, 2014 - Change in or Take Over of the Management of the Business of the Borrower by Securitisation Companies and Reconstruction Companies (Reserve Bank) Guidelines, 2010  
RBI/2014-2015/49
DNBS.(PD-MGC).C.C.No.19/23.11.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionNotification as amended upto June 30, 2014 - "Mortgage Guarantee Companies (Reserve Bank) Guidelines, 2008"The Chairman / CEOs of All Mortgage Guarantee Companies
RBI/2014-2015/48
DNBS.(PD-MGC).C.C.No.18/23.11.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionNotification as Amended upto June 30, 2014 'Mortgage Guarantee Companies Investment (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2008'The Chairman / CEOs of All Mortgage Guarantee Companies
RBI/2014-2015/47
DNBS.(PD).CC.No. 39./SCRC/26.03.001/2014-2015
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionNotification as amended upto June 30, 2013 - The Securitisation Companies and Reconstruction Companies (Reserve Bank) Guidelines and Directions, 2003  
RBI/2014-2015/46
DNBS (PD) CC No.397/03.02.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular – Requirement for Obtaining Prior Approval of RBI in Cases of Acquisition / Transfer of Control of NBFCsAll Non-Banking Finance Companies (except Primary dealers)
RBI/2014-2015/45
DNBS (PD) CC No.386/03.02.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionNotification as amended upto June 30, 2014 – “Miscellaneous Non-Banking Companies (Reserve Bank) Directions, 1977”All Miscellaneous Non-Banking Companies
RBI/2014-2015/44
DNBS.PD.CC. No.385/03.10.042/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular – Frauds – Future approach towards monitoring of frauds in NBFCsAll Deposit taking NBFCs (including RNBCs) and NBFCs-ND-SI
RBI/2014-2015/43
DNBS.(PD) CC.No. 395/03.10.38/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular - ‘Non Banking Financial Company-Micro Finance Institutions’ (NBFC-MFIs) - DirectionsAll NBFCs (excluding RNBCs)
RBI/2014-2015/42
DNBS (PD) CC No.394/03.02.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular – Opening of Branch/Subsidiary/Joint Venture/ Representative office or Undertaking Investment Abroad by NBFCsAll Non-Banking Finance Companies
RBI/2014-2015/41
DNBS (PD) CC No.393/03.02.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular– Regulatory Framework for Core Investment Companies (CICs)All Core Investment Companies
RBI/2014-2015/40
DNBS (PD) CC No.391/03.10.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circulars - Miscellaneous Instructions to NBFC- ND-SIAll Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs)
RBI/2014-2015/39
DNBS.PD.CC.No.384/03.02.004/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular- Exemptions from the provisions of RBI Act, 1934(i) The Secretary, Ministry of Finance
(ii) The Chairman, Securities and Exchange Board of India
(iii) President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
(iv) President of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India
(v) Associations of NBFCs
(vi) All Non-Banking Financial Institutions
RBI/2014-2015/38
DNBS.PD.CC.No.383 /03.10.042/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular - Returns to be submitted by NBFCsAll NBFCs (Excluding RNBCs)
RBI/2014-2015/37
DNBS (PD) CC No.382/ 03.02.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular – “Non-Banking Financial Companies Auditor’s Report (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2008.”1. All Non-Banking Financial Companies [Excluding RNBCs]
2. The President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
RBI/2014-2015/36
DNBS (PD) CC No.390/03.10.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular –Corporate GovernanceAll Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs)
RBI/2014-2015/35
DNBS (PD) CC No. 389/03.10.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular - Allied activities - Entry into insurance business, issue of credit card and marketing and distribution of certain productsAll Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs)
RBI/2014-2015/34
DNBS (PD) CC No.388/03.10.042/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular - Fair Practices CodeAll Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) and Residuary Non-Banking Companies (RNBCs)
RBI/2014-2015/33
DNBS (PD) CC No. 396/03.02.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Department of Non Banking SupervisionMaster Circular – The Non-Banking Financial Company - Factors (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2012All NBFCs
RBI/2014-2015/32
UBD.LS(PCB)MC.No.14/07.01.000/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular on Area of Operation, Branch Authorisation Policy, Opening/ Up-gradation of Extension Counters, ATMs and Shifting/Splitting/Closure of OfficesAll Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/31
UBD.BPD.(PCB). MC.No.15 /12.03.000/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular on Maintenance of Statutory Reserves - Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) and Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) by Primary (Urban) Co-operative BanksThe Chief Executive Officers, All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/30
UBD. BPD (PCB).MC.No.12/16.20.000/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular on Investments by Primary (Urban) Co-operative BanksThe Chief Executive Officers of all Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/29
UBD.BPD.(PCB). MC.No:13/13.01.000/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular on Maintenance of Deposit Accounts – Primary (Urban) Co-operative BanksThe Chief Executive Officers of All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/28
UBD.BPD (PCB) MC. No. 11/13.01.000/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular Interest Rates on Rupee Deposits – Primary (Urban) Co-operative BanksThe Chief Executive Officers of all Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/27
UBD.BPD. (PCB).MC.No.16/12.05.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular on Know Your Customer (KYC) Norms/Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Measures/Combating of Financing of Terrorism (CFT) / Obligations of banks under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002Chief Executive Officers All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/26
UBD.BPD. (PCB).MC.No. 10/12.05.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular on Customer Service - UCBsThe Chief Executive Officers of All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/25
UBD.BPD.(PCB) MC No.3 /09.14.000/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular- Income Recognition, Asset Classification, Provisioning and Other Related Matters - UCBsThe Chief Executive Officers All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/24
UBD.BPD.(PCB) MC No.1/13.05.000/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular- Exposure Norms and Statutory / Other Restrictions - UCBsThe Chief Executive Officers All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/23
UBD.BPD.(PCB) MC No.4/09.27.000/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular- Guarantees, Co-Acceptances & Letters of Credit - UCBsThe Chief Executive Officers All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/22
UBD.CO.BPD.(PCB) MC.No.7/09.09.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular - Priority Sector Lending - UCBsThe Chief Executive Officer All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/21
UBD.BPD.(PCB) MC No.5/13.05.000/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular- Management of Advances - UCBsThe Chief Executive Officers All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/20
UBD.BPD.(PCB) MC No.2/09.22.010/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular- Finance for Housing Schemes - UCBsThe Chief Executive Officers All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/19
UBD.BPD.(PCB) MC No.6/09.18.201/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular - Prudential Norms on Capital Adequacy - UCBsThe Chief Executive Officers All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/18
UBD. CO.BPD.(PCB).MC.No.9/12.05.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular on Inspection & Audit Systems in Primary (Urban) Co-operative BanksChief Executive Officers of All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/17
UBD.CO. BPD . MC. No.8/12.05.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular on Board of Directors - UCBsChief Executive Officers of All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/16
UBD.CO.BPD.MC.No.17/12.05.001/2014-15
1.7.2014Urban Banks DepartmentMaster Circular on Frauds - Classification and ReportingChief Executive Officers of All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks
RBI/2014-2015/15
Master Circular No.10/2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Memorandum of Instructions governing money changing activitiesAll Authorised Persons in Foreign Exchange
RBI/2014-2015/14
Master Circular No. 3/2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Memorandum of Instructions for Opening and Maintenance of Rupee/ Foreign Currency Vostro Accounts of Non-resident Exchange HousesAll Authorised Dealer Category-I Banks
RBI/2014-2015/13
Master Circular No.1/2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Money Transfer Service SchemeAll Authorised Persons, who are Indian Agents under the Money Transfer Service Scheme
RBI/2014-2015/12
Master Circular No. 5/2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Risk Management and Inter-Bank DealingsAll Authorised Dealers - Category I Banks
RBI/2014-2015/11
Master Circular No.7/2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Establishment of Liaison / Branch /Project Offices in India by Foreign EntitiesAll Category – I Authorised Dealer banks
RBI/2014-2015/10
Master Circular No. 6/2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Miscellaneous Remittances from India – Facilities for ResidentsAll Authorised Persons in Foreign Exchange
RBI/2014-2015/9
Master Circular No. 4/2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Acquisition and Transfer of Immovable Property in India by NRIs/PIOs/Foreign Nationals of Non-Indian OriginAll Category - I Authorised Dealer banks
RBI/2014-2015/8
Master Circular No. 8 /2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Remittance Facilities for Non-Resident Indians / Persons of Indian Origin / Foreign NationalsAll Authorised Dealer Category – I banks and Authorised banks
RBI/2014-2015/7
Master Circular No. 2/2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Non-Resident Ordinary Rupee (NRO) AccountAll Authorised Dealer Category – I banks and Authorised banks
RBI/2014-2015/6
Master Circular No. 15/2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Foreign Investment in IndiaAll Category - I Authorised Dealer banks
RBI/2014-2015/5
Master Circular No.14/2014-15
(Updated upto July 22, 2014)
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Exports of Goods and ServicesAll Category – I Authorised Dealer Banks
RBI/2014-2015/4
Master Circular No.13/2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Import of Goods and ServicesAll Category – I Authorised Dealer Banks
RBI/2014-2015/3
Master Circular No. 12/ 2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on External Commercial Borrowings and Trade CreditsAll Authorised Dealer Category – I banks and Authorised banks
RBI/2014-2015/2
Master Circular No. 11/2014-15
(Amended up to July 04, 2014)
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Direct Investment by Residents in Joint Venture (JV) / Wholly Owned Subsidiary (WOS) AbroadAll Authorised Dealer Category - I banks
RBI/2014-2015/1
Master Circular No. 9/2014-15
1.7.2014Foreign Exchange DepartmentMaster Circular on Compounding of Contraventions under FEMA, 1999All Authorised Dealer Category - I Banks and Authorised Banks

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