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A more caring India would provide for Universal Basic Income

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Reserve Bank of India | Urjit Patel | Jan Dhan

Jaimini Bhagwati 

Jaimini Bhagwati

An unpalatable reality is that the effectiveness of the 2016 Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has been whittled down systematically over the last few years.

Former Reserve Bank of India governor Urjit Patel’s book, Overdraft: Saving the Indian Saver, details the extent to which huge debt defaults to public sector banks (PSBs) were glossed over by the government and the RBI till about 2015. Subsequently, a February 12, 2018, RBI circular made it mandatory for lenders to take defaults of over Rs 20 billion which remain unresolved for 180 days to the National Company law Tribunal (NCLT). ...

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First Published: Wed, July 29 2020. 23:46 IST
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