RBI Press Release No. 2020-2021/284 dated 04.09.2020
The RBI has updated the Priority Sector Lending (“PSL”) Guidelines. According to the updated Guidelines, there are some new categories eligible for the same, including bank finance to startups and financial assistance to farmers to setup solar grids etc. The Guidelines also prescribe that credit limit for health infrastructure and loan limit for renewable energy have both been doubled. The targets prescribed for small and weaker sections will also be increased in a phased manner.