ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Prisoner of a Distorted Monetary Policy Stance

RBI Balance Sheet in Recent Years

The Reserve Bank of India's latest accounts indicate that the structure of earnings has clearly shifted to domestic sources, particularly from assets. Further, the RBI has made large transfers to the Government of India over the past few years at the cost of maintaining critical reserves to ensure the fi nancial stability of the central bank. The RBI has not made public a report that is said to provide justification for such a shift in policy. This goes against the post-financial crisis view that central bank operations must be more transparent and open to public scrutiny.



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