| RBI imposes penalty on The Deola Merchants Co-operative Bank Ltd., Deola, Dist. Nashik|
The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a monetary penalty of ₹ 1.00 lakh (Rupees One Lakh only) on The Deola Merchants Co-operative Bank Ltd., Deola, Dist. Nashik in exercise of the 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 instructions / guidelines of the Reserve Bank of India relating to submission of false compliance regarding closure of NPA accounts by indulging in ever greening of loans
The Reserve Bank of India had issued a show cause notice to the bank, in response to which the bank submitted a written reply and also made oral submissions thereon. After considering the facts of the case and the bank’s reply in the matter, the Reserve Bank came to the conclusion that the violation was substantiated and warranted imposition of the penalty.
Press Release : 2016-2017/778