|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Mar 14: Department of Cooperative Bank Supervision (DCBS), RBI, Jammu conducted the 25th meeting of the Task Force on Co-operative Urban Banks (TAFCUB) for the State of Jammu and Kashmir here today in the Conference Hall of Reserve Bank of India, Jammu.
Thomas Mathew, Regional Director, Reserve Bank of India, Jammu and Kashmir, presided over the meeting. Surjeet Singh, Joint Secretary, Co-operative Department, Govt. of J&K; Gh Mohi-din-Kulay, Assistant Registrar (Hqr.) Co-operative Societies, J&K; Subhash Gupta, Chief Executive, NAFCUB; MD / CEOs of the all the four UCBs viz. The Citizens Cooperative Bank Ltd. (CCBL), Jammu, Devika Urban Cooperative Bank Ltd. (DUCBL), Udhampur, Urban Cooperative Bank Ltd. (UCBL), Anantnag and Kashmir Mercantile Cooperative Bank Ltd. (KAMCO), Sopore along with officers of RBI, DCBS, Central Office and Jammu Regional Office participated in the meeting.
RBI officials highlighted the importance of KYC and Credit Information Companies (CICs) for co-operative banks. They also emphasized on cyber security in the banks to protect from cyber frauds. Gh Mohi-din-Kulay, Assistant Registrar (Hqr.) Co-operative Societies, J&K, apprised the house that empanelment of Statutory Auditors is at final stage for the financial year ended March 31, 2019.
The financial performance of the four UCBs in the preceding quarters was reviewed in the meeting. The bank specific regulatory and managerial issues were also discussed with the banks, individually by A B Dutta, DGM RBI.