RBI has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 5.00 lakh each on 16 Central Co-operative Banks

The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a
monetary penalty of Rs 5.00 lakh
(Rupees five lakh only) each on 16 Central Co-operative Banks listed
below.
Penalties have
been imposed in exercise of powers vested in it under the provisions
of Section 47(A) read with Section 46 of the
Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (As
applicable to Co-operative Societies), for non-adherence to Know Your
Customer
(KYC) norms
and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) standards.

Sr.No.

Name of the Bank

1. 

The Dumka Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., Dumka (Jharkhand)

2. 

The Gumla Simdega Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., (Jharkhand)

3. 

The Dhanbad Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., (Jharkhand)

4. 

The Rewari Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., Rewari (Haryana)

5. 

The Mansa Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., Mansa (Punjab)

6. 

The Jind Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., (Haryana)

7. 

The Gopalganj Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., Gopalganj (Bihar)

8. 

Ajmer Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., Ajmer (Rajasthan)

9. 

Hanumangarh Kendriya Sahakari Bank Ltd., (Rajasthan)

10.        
 

The Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., Bikaner (Rajasthan)

11.        
 

The Sirohi Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., Sirohi (Rajasthan)

12.        
 

The Bundi Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., Bundi (Rajasthan)

13.        
 

The Boudh Co-operative Central Bank Ltd., (Odisha)

14.        
 

Bhawanipatna Central Co-operative Bank, (Odisha)

15.        
 

Cuttack Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., (Odisha)

16.        
 

The Sambalpur District Co-operative Central Bank Ltd., (Odisha)

 

The Reserve Bank of India had issued a show
cause notice to the banks in response to
which the banks submitted a written reply. After considering the facts of the cases, the banks’ replies and personal
submissions in the matter, the Reserve Bank of India came to the conclusion
that the violations were substantiated and warranted imposition of the penalty.

Alpana
Killawala

Principal Chief General Manager

Press Release
: 2014-2015/2073,  March 31, 2015                                                    


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