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What is the difference between RRB and cooperative bank?


What is the difference between RRB and cooperative bank?

The RRBs mobilize deposits primarily from rural/semi-urban areas and provide loans and advances mostly to small and marginal farmers, agricultural labourers , rural artisans and other segments of priority sector. The co-operative banks are small-sized units which operate both in urban and non-urban centers.

Is NABARD and RRB same?

NABARD supervises State Cooperative Banks (StCBs), District Cooperative Central Banks (DCCBs), and Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) and conducts statutory inspections of these banks.


Institutional Development Department of NABARD has been taking several initiatives in association with Government of India (GoI) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to improve the health of RFIs viz: Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)

Is IBPS and RRB same?

While the paper pattern of IBPS RRB PO is quite same, and the questions’ difficulty level are moderate. The cut-off for the IBPS PO varies in between 60, while that for the RRB PO went high to 80. So from the cut-off one can understand the difference of the level between the two recruitment examinations.

Is RRB Nationalised bank?

Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) are government owned scheduled commercial banks of India that operate at regional level in different states of India. These banks are under the ownership of Ministry of Finance , Government of India….Regional Rural Bank.

Type Government owned Banks
Number of locations 21871

Which banks comes under RRB?

List of RRBs Functioning in the Country

Sr. No. Name of Regional Rural Bank State
2 Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank Andhra Pradesh
3 Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank Arunachal Pradesh
4 Aryavart Bank Uttar Pradesh
5 Assam Gramin Vikash Bank Assam

Is NABARD under RBI?

Consequent to the revision in the composition of share capital between Government of India and RBI, NABARD today is fully owned by Government of India.

Who is the head of NABARD?

Dr. G.R. Chintala
Dr. G.R. Chintala is the Chairman of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) with effect from 27 May 2020. Previously, he was the Managing Director of NABFINS, a subsidiary of NABARD headquartered in Bengaluru.

Is IBPS RRB a good job?

The benefits of the IBPS PO RRB Officer Scale-I (PO) post are numerous. Stress and work pressure are relatively less in comparison to commercial banks. Employees have a good work-life balance. The cost of living is low since employees get posted in rural areas.

Does RRB PO have interview?

The IBPS RRB PO recruitment has three-stage selection process i.e. Prelims, Mains and Interview.

Which state has no RRB Bank?

The services of RRBs are not available in the states of Goa and Sikkim. Bihar has second highest number of branches while Nagaland has the least number of branches.

What’s the difference between RRB and RRC exam?

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) handles the recruitment of Group C and the Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) handles the recruitment of Group D posts. The exams conducted by both RRB and RRC are for candidates recruitment under the Government of India.

Why are RRBs not required to maintain CRR?

Statutory pre-emptions – RRBs need not maintain CRR (Cash Reserve Ratio) & SLR (Statutory liquidity ratio) like any other banks. Reasons for establishing the RRBs:- Even after nationalisation, there were cultural concerns which made it difficult for commercial banks even under the ownership of government, to lend to farmers.

What makes a rural bank a RRB bank?

RRBs were considered as a low-cost organisation having a rural philosophy, local touch & pro-poor focus. Each bank was to be funded by a ‘Public Sector Bank’ (PSU), though; they were planned as the self-sustaining credit institutions which were able to refinance their core resources in themselves & were expected from the statutory pre-emptions.

Which is the difference between RRBS and scheduled commercial banks?

The basic difference b/w them are in their holding pattern. Regional Rural Banks comes under scheduled commercial banks. RRBs were established in 1975 under the provisions of the ordinance promulgated on 26th-sept-1975.