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RBI Governor to discuss rate cut transmission with bank chiefs on Feb 21

Commenting on mergers in the banking space, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said India needs fewer and mega banks which are strong

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das | Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das Monday said he will meet heads of public and private sector banks this week to discuss transmission of interest rate cut to borrowers.

Speaking to reporters after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressed the board of the central bank, he said transmission of monetary policy decisions is important.

He said he will meet the CEOs of public and private sector banks on February 21.

Earlier this month, the Reserve Bank cut the benchmark interest rate by 0.25 per cent to 6.25 per cent.

Commenting on mergers in the banking space, Jaitley said India needs fewer and mega banks which are strong.

First Published: Mon, February 18 2019. 13:00 IST
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