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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a high-level task force to develop a comprehensive public credit registry (PCR)

 It is an extensive database of credit information for India that is accessible to all stakeholders.
 The 10-member task force is headed by Y. M. Deosthalee, ex-CMD, L&T Finance Holdings.

Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana has been appointed the special director of the CBI.

•    Asthana, a 1984-batch IPS officer, had been serving in the Central Bureau of Investigation as additional director.
•    Gurbachan Singh has been appointed as Special Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB).
•    Deepak Kumar Mishra and Sudeep Lakhtakia have been promoted as Special DG in the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
•    Rajesh Ranjan and AP Maheshwari have been promoted to the ranks of Special DG in the Border Security Force (BSF).

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shri Alok Kumar Pateria, IPS (MP:86) as Additional Director General, CISF on deputation basis

 He appointed has been made for a period upto 31.05.2020 i.e. date of his superannuation from the date of assumption of charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

The Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) of India and Punjab National Bank (PNB) singed an MoU to provide access to finance for the small and medium enterprises and merchant exporters of the council.     The public sector bank will provide finances with assurance that loans up to Rs 10 crore would be provided within six to seven weeks at competitive rates.Business Standard