India’s central financial institution slaps Paytm Funds Financial institution with new curbs

The Reserve Financial institution of India issued new curbs in opposition to Paytm’s Funds Financial institution, which processes transactions for monetary providers large Paytm, prohibiting it from accepting deposits, credit score transactions, top-ups in buyer accounts, pay as you go devices and wallets in addition to many banking providers after February 29.

Wednesday’s transfer follows the Indian central financial institution ordering Paytm Funds Financial institution to cease accepting new buyer accounts in 2022. RBI stated a complete audit by exterior auditors discovered “persistent” non-compliances and “continued materials supervisory issues” within the financial institution.

The RBI additionally directed One97 Communications, the father or mother agency of Paytm, and Paytm Funds Companies to terminate their nodal accounts “on the earliest.” Clients can proceed to withdraw cash from their accounts, RBI stated.

With out the nodal account, Paytm will possible have to maneuver lots of its companies to different banks, based on preliminary evaluation by trade executives.

Fee Funds Financial institution can even not be allowed to supply credit score transactions, together with by way of wallets, RBI stated.

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