Farm Loans Excluded From Resolution Framework Says RBI

The Reserve Bank of India today explained that the farm loans extended by all of the financial establishments, including NBFCs, are not a part of the resolution framework.

Few segments of the agricultural sector who have availed the farm loans will be eligible for restructuring.

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Notwithstanding, the Reserve Bank added that the farm loans to all the associated activities, for example, dairy, fishery, poultry, bee-keeping, and sericulture would be qualified for the resolution scheme introduced.

It further said that the farm loans given to farmer’s families would be qualified for resolution in the event that they don’t meet some other conditions listed for exclusions mentioned in the resolution framework.

RBI today delivered FAQs on the resolution framework for Covid-19 related pressure.

In additional explanations, the central bank said that advances that have stayed standard with no defaults starting at 1 March 2020, will be qualified for restructuring. Additionally, the real obligation that might be considered for resolution will be outstanding as of the date of invocation.

The explanation likewise said the new meaning of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on and after 26 June, won’t sway their qualification for a resolution; however will be founded on the definition that existed as of March 1, 2020.

The credit resolution plan declared by the RBI is pointed toward giving some alleviation to the borrowers after the moratorium ended. It is likewise expected to reduce the pace of the rising NPAs in India’s banking industry. “The FY21 GNPA numbers would move fundamentally ahead from the current 8.5 per cent level, however, would be lower because of the one-time rebuilding plan”, said a report via Care Ratings.

Then, all microfinance establishments and self-help group loans meeting the fundamental qualification rules are qualified for resolution.

Read: Indian Bank Trims Interest Rates to 7% on Gold Loan for Farmers.



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