RRBs - SLR increased

Last updated: 30 October 2009

 Notice Date : 29 October 2009

RRBs - SLR increased

RPCD.CO.RRB.BC.No.38  /03.05.28(B)/2009-10

October 29, 2009

The Chairman
All Regional Rural Banks

Dear Sir,

Section 24 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949
Maintenance of Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) - RRBs

Please refer to our circular RPCD.CO.RRB. BC.58/03.05.28 (B)/2008-09  dated November 3, 2008 on the captioned subject.

2.  As announced in the Second Quarter Review of Monetary Policy 2009-10 released on October 27, 2009, it has been decided to increase the Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) for Regional Rural Banks to 25 per cent of their net demand and time liabilities (NDTL) with effect from the fortnight beginning November 7, 2009.

3. A copy of the relative notification RPCD.CO RRB No.37 /03.05.28 (B) / 2009-10 dated October 29, 2009 is enclosed.

4.  Please acknowledge receipt to our Regional Office concerned.

Yours faithfully

Chief General Manager

Encl: As above

Ref.RPCD.CO.RRB.NO.37 /03.05.28(B)/2009-10

October 29, 2009


In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2A) of Section 24 of Banking Regulation Act, 1949(10 of 1949) as amended from time to time and, in partial modification of Notification RPCD.CO.RRBNo.4881/ 03.05.28 (B)/2008-09 dated November 03, 2008, the Reserve Bank of India hereby specifies that with effect from the fortnight beginning November 7, 2009, every Regional Rural Bank shall maintain in India assets as detailed in the Notification RPCD.CO.RRB.No.35 /03.05.28(B)/ 2009-10 dated October  29, 2009, the value of which shall not at the close of business of any day be less than 25 per cent of the total net demand and time liabilities in India as on the last Friday of the second preceding fortnight.

Executive Director



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