The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on January 09, 2019 has made amendments in the Reserve Bank of India (Gold Monetization Scheme, 2015) Master Direction No.DBR.IBD.No.45/23.67.003/2015-16 dated October 22, 2015.
The existing sub-paragraph 2.1.1 (iv) shall be amended to read as follows:
“Persons eligible to make a deposit - Resident Indians [Individuals, HUFs, Proprietorship & Partnership firms, Trusts including Mutual Funds/Exchange Traded Funds registered under SEBI (Mutual Fund) Regulations, Companies, charitable institutions, Central Government, State Government or any other entity owned by Central Government or State Government] can make deposits under the scheme. Joint deposits of two or more eligible depositors are also allowed under the scheme and the deposit in such case shall be credited to the joint deposit account opened in the name of such depositors. The existing rules regarding joint operation of bank deposit accounts including nominations will be applicable to these gold deposits.”
The Reserve Bank of India Master Direction No.DBR.IBD.No.45/23.67.003/2015- 16 dated October 22, 2015 on Gold Monetization Scheme, 2015 has been updated incorporating the above changes.