Reserve Financial institution of India (RBI) has authorized the appointment of Prashant Kumar because the Chief Govt Officer and Managing Director of the financial institution for 3 years. His appointment has come into impact from October 6, as per the most recent alternate submitting.
The submitting learn, “We want to inform that RBI vide its letter dated October 06, 2022 has authorized the appointment of Mr Prashant Kumar because the MD and CEO of the Financial institution beneath Part 35B of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 for a interval of three years efficient from at the moment i.e., October 06, 2022 topic to approval of shareholders.”
The submitting acknowledged that Kumar will not be associated to every other director or necessary managerial personnel within the financial institution and isn’t barred from holding the workplace of a director by SEBI or every other regulatory physique. Kumar was appointed because the CEO and MD of the financial institution after its reconstruction in March 2020.
Upon Kumar’s appointment because the CEO and MD of the financial institution, a forensic probe was carried out into a few of its high accounts that both turned NPAs or have been declared as fraudulent. These accounts included Cox & Kings, ADAG Group, Essar Group and Essel Group.
The RBI had positioned YES Financial institution beneath a moratorium because the financial institution gave out giant loans which it didn’t get better. The central financial institution mentioned, “YES Financial institution… shall not grant or renew any mortgage or advance, make any funding, incur any legal responsibility or conform to disburse any cost, whether or not in discharge of its liabilities and obligations, or in any other case enter into any compromise or settlement, or shall switch or in any other case eliminate any of its properties or property.”
Earlier than his YES Financial institution stint, Kumar was the Deputy Supervisor and CFO at State Financial institution of India (SBI), which he joined as a probationary officer (PO) in 1983. Kumar has a level in science and regulation from Delhi College.
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