Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) has asked all banks to prominently display its logo and QR code on their websites and internet banking portals by August 31 with a view to create awareness about the deposit insurance scheme.
Deposits up to Rs 5 lakh in banks are insured by the DICGC. The scheme covers deposits in commercial banks, local area banks (LABs), payments banks (PBs), small finance banks (SFBs), regional rural banks (RRBs), and co-operative banks.
In a circular, the Reserve Bank’s subsidiary said deposit insurance plays an important role in protecting especially the small depositors, instill confidence in the banking system and maintain financial stability.
“With a view to enhance the awareness about deposit insurance in a focused and sustained manner and in consultation with the RBI, it has been decided that all banks registered with DICGC shall henceforth display the logo of DICGC and QR code linked to the DICGC website prominently on their website and internet banking portal,” it said.
All insured banks have been asked to ensure compliance to the requirements with effect from September 01, 2023.
Courtesy: Mint newspaper. Dt. 17th July 2023