The RBI on Thursday mentioned it has imposed a complete penalty of Rs 10 lakh on 4 cooperative banks for deficiencies in regulatory compliance.
A penalty of Rs 5 lakh has been imposed on Jowai Co-operative City Financial institution Restricted for contravention of the instructions issued by RBI on ‘Publicity Norms and Statutory/Different Restrictions-UCBs’, the central financial institution mentioned.
Giving particulars, RBI mentioned the inspection/scrutiny report of the financial institution based mostly on its monetary place as on March 31, 2018 revealed, inter alia, contravention of/ non-compliance with the norms.
Primarily based on the identical, a discover was issued to the financial institution asking it “to point out trigger as to why penalty shouldn’t be imposed” for non-compliance with the instructions.
After contemplating the financial institution’s reply, oral submissions made in the course of the private listening to and extra submission made after the private listening to, RBI got here to the conclusion that the aforesaid costs of non-compliance have been substantiated and warranted imposition of financial penalty, it mentioned.
The RBI has additionally imposed penalty of Rs 2 lakh every on The Krishnanagar Metropolis Co-operative Financial institution Restricted and The Tura City Cooperative Financial institution Restricted for comparable contraventions.
In a separate assertion, RBI mentioned a penalty of Rs 1 lakh has been slapped on The Co-operative City Financial institution Ltd for contravention of the instructions issued by it on ‘Publicity Norms and Statutory/Different Restrictions-UCBs’.
The RBI added that the actions on the banks are based mostly on deficiencies in regulatory compliance and never meant to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or settlement entered into by the banks with their prospects.(Solely the headline and film of this report might have been reworked by the Enterprise Customary employees; the remainder of the content material is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)