India initiates process to set up monetary policy committee

The government on Monday kicked off the process of setting up a new monetary policy committee after it notified key amendments to a law governing the Reserve Bank of India.

Reuters| Last Updated: Jun 27, 2016, 16:48 PM IST
India initiates process to set up monetary policy committee

New Delhi: The government on Monday kicked off the process of setting up a new monetary policy committee after it notified key amendments to a law governing the Reserve Bank of India.

Under the changes, passed by parliament last month, a six-member monetary policy council will set interest rates by majority, with a casting vote for the central bank governor in the event of a tie.