| RBI imposes Monetary Penalty on The Washim Urban Cooperative Bank Ltd., Washim (Maharashtra)|
The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a monetary penalty of ₹ 5.00 lakh (Rupees Five Lakh only) on the Washim Urban Cooperative Bank Ltd., Washim (Maharashtra), in exercise of powers vested in it under the provisions of Section 47A (1) (b) read with Section 46(4) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (As Applicable to Co-operative Societies) for violation of the Know Your Customer norms and RBI instructions.
The Reserve Bank of India had issued a show cause notice to the bank, in response to which the bank submitted a written reply. After considering the facts of the case and the bank’s reply in the matter, the Reserve Bank came to the conclusion that the violations were substantiated and warranted imposition of the penalty.
Assistant General Manager
Press Release : 2015-2016/834