Cosequent upon the recommendations of the Working Group on Rural Banks, 5 Rural Regional Banks were initially set up in the year -

A. 1973
B. 1974
C. 1975
D. 1976
Answer» C. 1975
Explanation: The Government of India set up Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) on October 2, 1975. Initially, five RRBs were set up on October 2, 1975 which were sponsored by Syndicate Bank, State Bank of India, PunjabNational Bank, United Commercial Bank and United Bank of India: Capital share being 50% by the central government. 15% by the state government and 35% by the scheduled bank.
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