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Master Circular – Basel III Capital Regulations


April 1, 2022

All Scheduled Commercial Banks
(Excluding Small Finance Banks, Payments Banks
and Regional Rural Banks)

Madam / Dear Sir,

Master Circular – Basel III Capital Regulations

Please refer to the Master Circular No. DBR.No.BP.BC.1/21.06.201/2015-16 dated July 1, 2015, consolidating therein the prudential guidelines on Basel III capital adequacy issued to banks till June 30, 2015.

2. This Master Circular consolidates instructions on the above matters issued as on date. A list of circulars consolidated in this Master Circular is contained in Annex 27.

3. Small Finance Banks and Payments Banks may refer to their respective licensing guidelines and operating guidelines issued by Reserve Bank, for prudential guidelines on capital adequacy. 

Yours faithfully,

(Usha Janakiraman)
Chief General Manager

Encl.: As above