2. In continuation to A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 7 dated July 18, 2014, it is clarified that subsequent to delegation of Rupee Drawing Arrangement (RDA) work, Authorised Dealer Category I banks are required to make all their correspondence with Reserve Bank including submission of prescribed statements to the Regional Office of the Foreign Exchange Department of the Reserve Bank, under whose jurisdiction their registered offices function. It has been observed that several Authorised Dealer Category I banks continue to submit the correspondence / statements to the Central Office, causing avoidable delays in scrutiny / processing. Thus, Authorised Dealer Category I banks are advised to note the instructions regarding correspondence and submission of statements to the concerned Regional Office, as mentioned above.
4. AD Category-I Banks may bring the contents of this circular to the notice of their constituents concerned.
5. The directions contained in this circular have been issued under Section 10(4) and Section 11(1) of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (42 of 1999) and are without prejudice to permissions / approvals, if any, required under any other law.