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Scheduled Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks – CRR reduced

RBI/2008-2009/216
Ref: UBD (PCB).No./5 /12.03.000/2008-09

October 10, 2008

The Chief Executive Officers of
All Scheduled Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks

Dear Sir,

Section 42(1) of Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934-
Maintenance of Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR)


Please refer to our Circular RBI 2008-2009/206 UBD (PCB) Cir. No.4/ 12.03.000/ 2008-09 dated October 07, 2008 on the captioned subject advising reduction in Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) by 50 basis points from 9.00 per cent to 8.50 per cent of net demand and time liabilities with effect from October 11, 2008.

2. On a review of the evolving liquidity situation in the context of global and domestic developments, and as set out in the RBI Press Release 2008-2009/467 of date,ithas been decided to reduce the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) for Scheduled Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks by 150 basis points from 9.00 per cent to 7.50 per cent of their net demand and time liabilities (NDTL) instead of the 50 basis points (from 9.00 percent to 8.50 percent) reduction  with effect from the fortnight beginning October 11, 2008.

3. A copy of the relative notification UBD (PCB) No/3/12.03.000/2008-09  dated October 10, 2008 is enclosed.

4.  Please acknowledge receipt.

Yours faithfully,

(R.L Das)
General Manager in Charge


UBD(PCB)No/ 3/12.03.000/2008-09

October 10, 2008

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the powers conferred under the Sub-section (1) of Section 42 of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, and in supersession of its notification UBD(PCB)No./2/12.03.000/2008-09 dated October 07, 2008, the Reserve Bank of India hereby notifies that the average Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) required to be maintained by every Scheduled Primary (Urban) Co-operative Bank shall be reduced by 150 basis points to 7.50 per cent of its net demand and time liabilities from the fortnight beginning from October 11, 2008.  

(Anand Sinha)
Executive Director


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