(2) group-based models, where several entrepreneurs come together to apply for loans and other services as agroup.
Q3. Discuss the role of NABARD in rural housing development.(introduction of NABARD-3 marks; explanation of role of NABARD-7marks) 10 marksAnswer : Introduction of NABARD :
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is an apex development bank in India havingheadquarters based in Mumbai (Maharashtra) and other branches are all over the country. The Committee toReview Arrangements for Institutional Credit for Agriculture and Rural Development (CRAFICARD), set up by theReserve Bank of India (RBI) .
Q4. Discuss the various activities carried out by commercial banks these days that are common to clients of both commercial banks and development banks.(Commercial banks- 2 marks; development banks-2 marks; explanation of activities that are performed by bothcommercial and development banks-6marks) 10 marksAnswer : Commercial banks :
A commercial bank is a type of bank that provides services, such as accepting deposits, giving business loans andbasic investment products. Commercial bank can also refer to a bank or a division of a bank that mostly deals withdeposits and loans from corporations or large businesses, as opposed to individual members of the public (retailbanking).
Q5 What are the various products and services offered by the Derivatives section of a bank treasury?(Derivatives meaning- 2marks; explain the products and services offered by the Derivatives section of a banktreasury
8marks) 10 marksAnswer : Derivatives :
A derivative is a financial instrument which derives its value from the value of underlying entities such as an asset,index, or interest rate- it has no intrinsic value in itself. Derivative transactions include a variety of financialcontracts, including structured debt obligations and deposits, swaps, futures, options, caps, floors, collars,forwards, and various combinations of these.
Q6. FIU-IND was set up by the Government of India on 18th November 2004 as the central national agencyresponsible for receiving, processing, analysing and disseminating information relating to suspect financialtransactions. Discuss the role of FIU-IND?(FIU-IND origin- 2marks; explanation of role of FIU-IND -8 marks) 10 marksAnswer : FIU-IND Origin :
Financial Intelligence Unit
India (FIU-IND) was set by the Government of India vide O.M. dated 18th November2004 as the central national agency responsible for receiving, processing, analyzing and disseminating informationrelating to suspect financial transactions. FIU-IND is also responsible for coordinating and strengthening efforts of