The City Co-operative Bank Ltd, Mumbai, Maharashtra, was placed under directions vide directive DCBS.CO.BSD-I/D-5/12.22.039/2017-18 dated April 17, 2018 from close of business April 17, 2018. The validity of the directions was extended from time to time vide subsequent Directives, the last being Directive DCBR.CO.AID.No.D-27/12.22.039/2019-20 dated October 15, 2019 extending the Directions up to April 17, 2020, subject to review. In terms of the existing directions, among other conditions, a sum not exceeding ₹ 5,000/- of the total balance in every savings bank or current account or any other deposit account by whatever name called, was allowed to be withdrawn by a depositor.
2. Accordingly, in exercise of powers vested in it under sub-sections (1) and (2) of Section 35 A read with Section 56 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, Reserve Bank hereby directs that-
Paragraph 1 (i) of the Directive DCBS.CO.BSD-I/D-5/12.22.039/2017-18 dated April 17, 2018 issued to The City Co-operative Bank Ltd., Mumbai as modified vide Directive DCBR.CO.AID/D-24/12.22.039/2018-19 dated December 12, 2018 may be partially modified as under:
“A sum not exceeding ₹ 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand only) of total balance in every savings bank account or current account or term deposit account or any other deposit account (by whatever name called); may be allowed to be withdrawn by depositor, provided that wherever such depositor is having liability to the bank in any manner, i.e. either as a borrower or surety, including loans against the bank deposits, the amount may be adjusted first to the relevant borrowal account/s.”
Other terms and conditions of the Directive No. DCBS.CO.BSD-I/D-5/12.22.039/2017-18 dated April 17, 2018, as modified from time-to-time, shall remain unchanged.
3. A copy of the directive dated March 03, 2020 notifying the above modifications is displayed at the bank’s premises for the perusal of public.
4. The aforesaid modification by the Reserve Bank of India should not per-se be construed to imply that Reserve Bank of India is satisfied of substantive improvement in the financial position of the bank.
Chief General Manager
Press Release: 2019-2020/2024