This role is, perhaps, the most unheralded aspect of our activities, yet it remains among the most critical. This includes ensuring credit availability to the productive sectors of the economy, establishing institutions designed to build the country’s financial infrastructure, expanding access to affordable financial services and promoting financial education and literacy.


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Master Direction - Non-Banking Financial Company – Non-Systemically Important Non-Deposit taking Company (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2016 (Updated as on December 29, 2022)

Master Direction DNBR.PD.007/03.10.119/2016-17

September 01, 2016
(Updated as on December 29, 2022*)
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Master Direction - Non-Banking Financial Company – Non-Systemically Important Non-Deposit taking Company (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2016

The Reserve Bank of India (the Bank), having considered it necessary in the public interest, and being satisfied that, for the purpose of enabling the Bank to regulate the financial system to the advantage of the country and to prevent the affairs of any Non-Systemically Important Non-Deposit taking Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC-ND)from being conducted in a manner detrimental to the interest of investors or in any manner prejudicial to the interest of such NBFCs, and in exercise of the powers conferred under sections 45JA, 45L and 45M of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 (Act 2 of 1934) and section 3 read with section 31A and section 6 of the Factoring Regulation Act, 2011 (Act 12 of 2012), hereby issues to every NBFC-ND, in supersession of the Notification No.DNBS.193/ DG(VL)-2007 dated February 22, 2007, Notification DNBS. PD. CC. No. 168 / 03.02.089 / 2009-10 dated February 12, 2010, Notification DNBS.PD.No.234 / CGM(US)2011 dated December 02, 2011, Notification DNBS.PD.No.247/CGM(US)-2012 dated July 23, 2012 and Notification No.DNBR.008/CGM(CDS)-2015 dated March 27, 2015 the Non-Banking Financial Company–Non-Systemically Important Non-Deposit taking (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2016 (the Directions) hereinafter specified.

(J P Sharma)
Chief General Manager

* Since this Master Direction has been significantly amended, it has been replaced rather than showing the changes in track mode for reader convenience.