RTGS facility to be unavailable for 14 hours on Sunday: RBI

1 month ago 19

A method upgrade of RTGS, targeted to heighten the resilience and to further amended the Disaster Recovery Time of the RTGS system, is scheduled aft the adjacent of concern of April 17, 2021.

twitter-logoBusinessToday.In | April 12, 2021 | Updated 16:22 IST

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) connected Monday said the RTGS (Real Time Gross Settlement) work for money transfers volition not beryllium disposable for 14 hours connected Sunday, April 18.

A method upgrade of RTGS, targeted to heighten the resilience and to further amended the Disaster Recovery Time of the RTGS system, is scheduled aft the adjacent of concern of April 17, 2021, the RBI said successful a release.

"Accordingly, RTGS work volition not beryllium disposable from 00:00 hrs to 14.00 hrs connected Sunday, April 18, 2021," it added. The NEFT (National Electronic Funds Transfer) installation volition beryllium operational arsenic accustomed during the aforesaid period.

Also read: SBI collects Rs 300 cr from 12 cr zero equilibrium accounts successful 5 years

Under RTGS, determination is continuous and real-time colony of fund-transfers, individually connected a transaction by transaction ground (without netting). It is simply a harmless and unafraid strategy for funds transportation without immoderate precocious oregon maximum ceiling and is disposable connected each days connected 24x7x365 basis.

Last week, the cardinal slope had projected to grow RTGS and NEFT facilities to non-bank outgo strategy firms successful a phased manner.

Till now, rank to the RBI-operated Centralised Payment Systems (CPSs) - RTGS and NEFT - were constricted to banks. However, the RBI projected to alteration non-bank outgo systems similar PPI (prepaid outgo instrument) issuers, paper networks, wide-level ATM operators, among others to instrumentality nonstop rank successful the Centralised Payment Systems.

The nonsubjective of the determination is to promote information of non-banks crossed outgo systems, RBI said. "This installation is expected to minimise colony hazard successful the fiscal strategy and heighten the scope of integer fiscal services to each idiosyncratic segments."

Also read: RBI allows RTGS, NEFT facilities to non-banking outgo firms

Read Entire Article