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Lesson 1 (in Hindi)
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Monetary management is one of the most important legs of economic stability. Economic survey 2017-18 basically provides the assessment of the monetary aspects, liquidity aspects and credit scenario of the country in the past years.

Venkatesh Chaturvedi is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Venkatesh Chaturvedi
Educator on Unacademy since 3 years. Have written UPSC CSE mains twice ( 140 Essay, 100+ in GS papers). B.Tech. from IIT Patna.

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In BANK RATE there is no need to put collateral by commercial bank to RBI . SIR correct me if i am wrong??/
Himanshu jayant
2 years ago
No collateral is involved while charging Bank Rate
2 years ago
u r right
2 years ago
u r right
Satish S
5 months ago
there is need of collateral
Good lesson for beginners who have no background on Economics. Thank u Sir.
sir bank rate and repo rate me kya difference hai plz explain??
Sir is it useful for 2018 prelims exam 03.06.2018
Sir please explain it in English
  1. Economic Survey of India - V2 Chapter 3: Monetary Management and Financial Intermediation Lesson 1 J)resented, Venkatesh Chaturvedi

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  3. Backdrop During 2017-18 (till January), monetary policy remained steady with only one policy rate cut in August .Y-o-Y effect of demonetisation wore off bank credit growth remains subdued ecosystem for the new insolvency and bankruptcy process took shape stock markets also hit record highs this financial year

  4. Terminologies Bank Rate: It is the rate at which RBI makes loans to commercial banks with collateral Repo Rate: rate at which the central bank of a country (Reserve Bank of India in case of India) lends money to commercial banks in the event of any shortfall of funds Reverse Repo Rate: rate at which RBI borrows money from the commercial banks. Cash Reserve Ratio: It is a specified minimum fraction of the total deposits of customers, which commercial banks have to hold as reserves either in cash or as deposits with the central bank. CRR is set according to the guidelines of the central bank of a country. Statutory Liquidity Ratio: It is the reserve requirement that the commercial banks in India are required to maintain in the form of cash, gold, government approved securities before providing credit to the customers.

  5. Monetary Policy Committee entrusted with the task of fixing the benchmark policy rate (repo rate) required to contain inflation within the specified target level meetings of the Monetary Policy Committee are held at least 4 times a year Inflation targets: Inflation Target: Four per cent .Upper tolerance level Six per cent Lower tolerance level: Two per cent 6 member committee three Members will be from the RBI and the other three Members of MPC will be appointed by the Central Government

  6. Table 1 Effective Date Bank rate/MSF Rate (Percent) (per cent) Rate (per cent) (per cent of NDTL) (per cent of NDTL) Repo Rate Reverse Repo Cash Reserve Ratio Statutory Liquidity Ratio 05/04/16 09/08/16 04/10/16 08/02/17 06/04/17 07/06/17 02/08/17 14/08/17 04/10/17 06/12/17 21.25 21 20.75 20.5 20.5 4 6.5 5.75 5.75 6.75 6.25 4 4 4 6.75 6.25 5.75 5.75 5.75 5.75 20 19.5 19.5 19.5 4 6.25 4