The Centre and RBI on Tuesday advised the Supreme Court docket that the moratorium interval on reimbursement of loans amid the COVID-19 pandemic is “extendable” by two years.
Solicitor Normal Tushar Mehta, showing for the Centre and the Reserve Financial institution of India (RBI), advised a bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan that a number of steps have been taken for careworn sectors and the economic system has contracted by 23 p.c because of the pandemic.
The bench stated that it could hear on Wednesday the pleas which have raised the difficulty of curiosity being charged on instalments which have been deferred underneath the central financial institution’s scheme throughout the moratorium interval amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
The apex court docket had earlier requested the Centre and the RBI to overview the transfer to cost curiosity on deferred EMIs throughout the moratorium interval.
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