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RBI gives more time to avail additional market borrowing, OD facility

The Reserve Bank in April provided additional flexibility to states and Union Territories (UTs) to raise funds to deal with the Covid-19 crisis. The flexibility was available till September 30, 2020.

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The central bank decided to increase the number of days for which a state/ UT can be in overdraft continuously to 21 working days from 14

Press Trust of India New Delhi
With an aim to help state governments tide over the financial problems triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, the RBI on Tuesday extended by six months the additional flexibility provided to states to raise funds through market borrowing and overdraft.

The Reserve Bank in April provided additional flexibility to states and Union Territories (UTs) to raise funds to deal with the Covid-19 crisis. The flexibility was available till September 30, 2020.

On a review, it has been decided to extend the measures announced on April 17, 2020 and April 7, 2020 with regard to increase in WMA Limits of states/UTs and

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First Published: Sep 29 2020 | 8:25 PM IST

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