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Master Circular – Basel III Capital Regulations


May 12, 2023

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. DOR.CAP.REC.3/21.06.201/2022-23 dated April 1, 2022, consolidating therein the prudential guidelines on Basel III capital adequacy issued to banks till that date.

2. The instructions contained in the aforesaid Master Circular have been suitably updated / amended by incorporating relevant guidelines, issued as on date. A list of circulars consolidated in this Master Circular is contained in Annex 26.

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