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RBI penalises Pithoragarh Jila Sahakari Bank Ltd

June 17, 2014

ENP Newswire - 17 June 2014

Release date- 16062014 - RBI penalises Pithoragarh Jila Sahakari Bank Ltd.

The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a monetary penalty of ' 5.00 lakh (Rupees five lakh only) on Pithoragarh Jila Sahakari Bank Ltd., Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand 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 Customers (KYC) norms and Anti Money Laundering (AML) guidelines.

The Reserve Bank of India had issued a show cause notice to the bank in response to which the bank submitted a written reply. After considering the facts of the case, the bank's reply and personal submissions in the matter, the Reserve Bank of India came to the conclusion that the violation was substantiated and warranted imposition of the penalty.

Ajit Prasad

Assistant General Manager

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Source: ENP Newswire

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