Mumbai (SunstarTV Bureau): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday informed that the RBI Monetary Policy Committee has voted unanimously to keep the policy repo rate unchanged at 4 percent.
After the presentation of Union Budget 2021-22, this is the first Monetary Policy discussed by the RBI Governor.
According to Das’s information, the marginal standing facility rate and the bank rate remain unchanged at 4.25 percent while the reverse repo rate stands unchanged at 3.35 percent.
“The Monetary Policy Committee met on 3rd, 4th and 5th February and deliberated on current and evolving macroeconomic and financial developments both domestic and global. The MPC voted unanimously to leave the policy repo rate unchanged at 4 percent,” said Das.
“It also unanimously decided to continue with the accommodative stance of monetary policy as long as necessary at least through the current financial year and into the next year to revive growth on a durable basis and mitigate the impact of Covid-19 while ensuring that inflation remains within the target going forward,” Das further added.