78% PMC Bank a/c holders can withdraw full amount

78% PMC Bank a/c holders can withdraw full amount

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78% PMC Bank a/c holders can withdraw full amount

78% PMC Bank a/c holders can withdraw full amount

Nearly 78 per cent depositors of the scam-hit PMC Bank have been allowed to withdraw their entire deposits even though the ceiling of Rs 50,000 on withdrawal continues, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in Lok Sabha on Monday.

Sitharaman also said in Lok Sabha that in case of medical emergencies, marriages and other crisis situations, a depositor of the Maharashtra-based PMC Bank can withdraw upto Rs 1 lakh by invoking the ‘hardship provisions’ of the RBI.

“Nearly 78 depositors are now allowed to withdraw their entire account balance. They are small depositors. With this, the concerns of all small depositors are take care of,” she said during Question Hour.

The minister said steps are being taken to seize properties of promoters of the PMC Bank, auction such properties and repay depositors with the money obtained.

Sitharaman said the Rs 50,000 withdrawal ceiling for depositors continues but for scenarios like marriage, education, livelihood and other “hardships”, the withdrawal limit if Rs 1 lakh.

According to the Mumbai Police’s Economic Offences Wing, the PMC Bank management, allegedly in cahoots with a business family concealed from the banking regulators’ scrutiny huge loan defaults by HDIL group firms. — PTI

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1 lakh for marriage and medical emergency?
Is this a joke?

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cocay wrote:

1 lakh for marriage and medical emergency?
Is this a joke?

RBI is still in 1999. 20 years back. any medical emergency can be cured in 1 lakh except aids & cancer where there is no cure yet.

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cocay wrote:

1 lakh for marriage and medical emergency?
Is this a joke?

The whole country has been reduced to a joke now.

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