Jump to navigation Jump to search For reserves including gold, see List of countries by foreign-exchange reserves. Rbi forex exchange page was last edited on 27 April 2018, at 16:20. It has been suggested that Reserve Bank of India: Working and Functions be merged into this article.
This article may need to be rewritten entirely to comply with Wikipedia’s quality standards. India’s central banking institution, which controls the monetary policy of the Indian rupee. The RBI plays an important part in the Development Strategy of the Government of India. It is a member bank of the Asian Clearing Union. The central bank was an independent apex monetary authority which regulates banks and provides important financial services like storing of foreign exchange reserves, control of inflation, monetary policy report till 2016 August. A central bank is known by different names in different countries. The functions of a central bank vary from country to country and are autonomous or quasi-autonomous body and perform or through another agency vital monetary functions in the country.
The bank is often referred to by the name Mint Street. RBI is also known as banker’s bank. The Reserve Bank of India was founded on 1 April 1935 to respond to economic troubles after the First World War. The Reserve Bank of India was conceptualized based on the guidelines presented by the Central Legislative Assembly which passed these guidelines as the RBI Act 1934. In the 1950s, the Indian government, under its first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, developed a centrally planned economic policy that focused on the agricultural sector. As a result of bank crashes, the RBI was requested to establish and monitor a deposit insurance system.