Monetary policy review: NRB gives relief to borrowers

The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has adopted liberal policy with an objective of providing some relief to the borrowers.

The central bank has given some relief to the borrowers by publishing a half-yearly review of the monetary policy of the current fiscal year, 2022/23 here today.

An arrangement has been made where a bank cannot take penalty interest if a borrower makes payment of loans along with interest within a month after the expiry of the deadline till mid-June 2023, reads the review.

Likewise, there is a provision that loans up to Rs 20 millin banks that remain active until January 14 being floated through banks and financial institutions to facilitate to run small and medium industries and businesses canbe restructured and retabulated within July 16 after analysing their cash flow and incomes.

To additionally strengethen loan quality, there is a policy of reviewing the provision of converting inactive loans into the group of good and microsurveillance after becoming regular under the loan categorisation and loss management. (RSS)