2. As banks’ submission of NRD-CSR data in XBRL platform has stabilised, it has been decided to discontinue the submission of Stat 5 and Stat 8 Returns from March 2015. Accordingly banks, dealing in foreign exchange may stop sending Stat 5 and Stat 8 Returns (both hard and soft copies) to the Department of Statistics and Information Management, Reserve Bank of India.
3. The directions contained in this circular have been issued under Section 10(4) and 11(1) of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), 1999 (42 of 1999) and are without prejudice to permissions/approvals, if any, required under any other law.