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RBI bring out three banks from the Prompt Corrective Action framework

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has lifted the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) Framework operational curbs on Bank of India (BoI), Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) and Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC).
RBI bring out three banks from the Prompt Corrective Action framework

Details:

  • These public sector banks are out of the prompt corrective action (PCA) framework. 
  • This will aid in making marked improvements in the capital positions and asset quality.
  • The PCA restrictions were lifted after these banks provided a written commitment that they would comply with the norms of minimum regulatory capital, net NPAs (Non-performing Assets) and leverage ratio on an ongoing basis.
  • These Banks have also apprised RBI of the structural and systemic improvements they have put in place.

About the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) Framework:

  • Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework has been issued by the RBI to maintain sound financial health of banks.
  • The RBI will initiate certain structured and discretionary actions for the bank under the PCA when the Banks breach any of the three key regulatory trigger points:
  1. Capital to risk-weighted assets ratio
  2. Net non-performing assets
  3. Return on assets

Aim of the PCA Framework:

  • The PCA Framework is aimed at nudging the banks to take corrective measures in a timely manner, in order to restore their financial health.

Question:

Q. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has lifted operational curbs under which framework from Bank of India (BoI), Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) and Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC)?
a. Primary Corrective Action (PCA) Framework
b. Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) Framework
c. Required Corrective Action (RCA) Framework
d. Urgent Corrective Action (UCA) Framework
RBI bring out three banks from the Prompt Corrective Action framework RBI bring out three banks from the Prompt Corrective Action framework Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on February 02, 2019 Rating: 5

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