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Regional rural banks may also be allowed to turn into SFBs: SBI Research

In fact, some of the large RRBs are bigger than the SFBs currently operating in the market

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Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) should be given the option to graduate into small finance banks (SFBs) in line with cooperative banks or be granted on-tap licenses to become SFBs, State Bank of India (SBI) Research said in its report.

“In keeping with the fast-paced changes in the banking space and to facilitate growth, a scheme for voluntary transition of Urban Co-operative Banks (UCBs) into SFBs was introduced in September 2018. RRBs may also be permitted to graduate into SFB in line with Cooperative banks or granted on-tap license to RRBs to become SFBs”, the report said.

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First Published: Apr 01 2022 | 4:03 PM IST

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