The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has, vide order dated July 03, 2018 cancelled the licence of Alwar Urban Co-operative Bank Ltd., Alwar, Rajasthan to carry on banking business, with effect from from the close of business on July 05, 2018. The Registrar of Co-operative Societies, Rajasthan has also been requested to issue an order for winding up the bank and appoint a liquidator for the bank.
The Reserve Bank cancelled the licence of the bank as:
Consequent to the cancellation of its licence, Alwar Urban Co-operative Bank Ltd., Alwar, Rajasthan is prohibited from conducting the business of ‘banking’ which includes acceptance of deposits and repayment of deposits as defined in Section 5(b) read with Section 56 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 with immediate effect.
With the cancellation of licence and commencement of liquidation proceedings, the process of paying the depositors of Alwar Urban Co-operative Bank Ltd., Alwar, Rajasthan as per the DICGC Act, 1961 will be set in motion. On liquidation, every depositor is entitled to repayment of his/her deposits up to a monetary ceiling of ₹ 1,00,000/- (Rupees One lakh only) from the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) as per usual terms and conditions.