RBI imposes Rs 5 cr penalty on four public sector lenders for violation of various banking norms

The RBI said the fines are based on deficiencies in regulatory compliance and is not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered into by the banks with their customers.

Press Trust of India February 14, 2019 14:07:33 IST
RBI imposes Rs 5 cr penalty on four public sector lenders for violation of various banking norms
  • A penalty of Rs 2 crore has been imposed on Corporation Bank

  • The central bank slapped a fine of Rs 1 crore each on SBI, Bank of Baroda and Union Bank of India

  • The RBI said the fines are based on deficiencies in regulatory compliance

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday imposed penalties of Rs 5 crore on four public sector banks including SBI and Corporation Bank for violation of various banking norms.

The monetary penalty on the banks has been imposed for non-compliance with various directions issued by RBI on monitoring of end use of funds, exchange of information with other banks, classification and reporting of frauds, and on restructuring of accounts, RBI said in a statement.

A penalty of Rs 2 crore has been imposed on Corporation Bank and Rs 1 crore each State Bank of India (SBI), Bank of Baroda and Union Bank of India.

The RBI, however, added the fines are based on deficiencies in regulatory compliance and is not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered into by the banks with their customers.

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