2. The aforesaid Master Circular has been suitably updated by incorporating relevant instructions issued upto June 30, 2014 listed in Annex 16 and has been placed on the RBI website (http://www.rbi.org.in).
3. This Master Circular does not cover the guidelines on Basel III capital regulations which are consolidated in the Master Circular DBOD.No.BP.BC.6/21.06.201/2014-15 dated July 1, 2014 on “Basel III Capital Regulations”.
4. The guidelines in this Master Circular have limited relevance only for the purpose of transitional arrangements provided for regulatory adjustments/deductions upto March 31, 2017 as stated in the Master Circular on “Basel III Capital Regulations” referred in paragraph 3 above. It is emphasized that capital adequacy has to be maintained in terms of the Master Circular on “Basel III Capital Regulations” only.