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1 Lecture # 6 State Bank of Pakistan

2 Role of Central Bank Important for all types of organization whether it is a Commercial organization Non commercial organization Banking sector Non banking sector

3 History Before independence on 14 August 1947, the Reserve Bank of India (central bank of India) was the central bank for what is now Pakistan.

4 History On 30 December 1948 the British Government's commission distributed the Bank of India's reserves between Pakistan and India - 30 percent for Pakistan and 70 percent for India.

5 The losses incurred in the transition to independence were taken from Pakistan's share (a total of 230 million). In May, 1948, Mr. Jinnah took steps to establish the SBP immediately. These were implemented in June 1948, and the State Bank of Pakistan commenced operation on July 1, 1948.

6 Management Structure Dr. Shamshad Akhtar Chairperson With other 9 other Directors. The principal officer of the SBP is the Governor. During December 2005, the President of Pakistan appointed Dr. Shamshad Aktar as the new Governor of the State Bank for a three year term, to replace Dr. Ishrat Hussain, who retired on December 1, 2005.

7 President of Pakistan appoint the Governor of State Bank of Pakistan.
Because SBP is an autonomous body Decision has to be taken independently.

8 Functions Under the State Bank of Pakistan Order 1948, the state bank of Pakistan was charged with the duty to "regulate the issue of bank notes and keeping of reserves with a view to securing monetary stability in Pakistan and generally to operate the currency and credit system of the country to its advantage".

9 A large section of the state bank's duties were widened when the State Bank of Pakistan Act 1956 was introduced. It required the state bank to "regulate the monetary and credit system of Pakistan and to foster its growth in the best national interest with a view to securing monetary stability and fuller utilization of the country’s productive resources".

10 In February 1994, the State Bank was given full autonomy, during the financial sector reforms.

11 On January 21, 1997, this autonomy was further strengthened when the government issued three Amendment Ordinances (which were approved by the Parliament in May 1997). Those included were the SBP Act, 1956, Banking Companies Ordinance, 1962 and Banks Nationalisation Act, 1974.

12 These changes gave full and exclusive authority to the SBP to regulate the banking sector, to conduct an independent monetary policy and to set limit on government borrowings from the SBP.

13 It is brought into the purview of SBP.
Such as; Issuance of Bank notes (Primary duty) BOT/BOP Monitoring by SBP by (sending their auditors)

14 Under Hand Policies Under hand deals Between Commercial banks, for setting the rates of markup and profit. If these are deviated from rates of SBP even if difference is of 1% it creates a lot of difference Auditors determine the deviation has taken place they revert them to suspend the license of Bank.

15 The amendments to the Banks Nationalisation Act brought the end of the Pakistan Banking Council (an institution established to look after the affairs of NCBs) and allowed the jobs of the council to be appointed to the Chief Executives, Boards of the Nationalised Commercial Banks (NCBs) and Development Finance Institutions (DFIs).

16 The State Bank having a role in their appointment and removal
The State Bank having a role in their appointment and removal. The amendments also increased the autonomy and accountability of the chief executives, the Boards of Directors of banks and DFIs.

17 Nationalization: 1974, Government took charge of all financial institutions. Duty is monitor these organization, however Govt. is not liable for monitoring that results in De-Nationalization,That is Major Financial institution came under the control of Pvt. organization.

18 Due Diligence Assets and liabilities are judged and value of shares are is determined This concept is important in acquisition or mergers Recent examples acquisition or mergers are ; 1)Standard Charted and Union Bank, 2)ABN Amro and Prime Bank.

19 Functions of State Bank of Pakistan
Primary Secondary functions functions

20 Primary functions Including issue of notes, regulation and supervision of the financial system, bankers’ bank, lender of the last resort, banker to Government, and conduct of monetary policy.

21 The Secondary Functions including the agency functions like management of public debt, management of foreign exchange, etc., and other functions like advising the government on policy matters and maintaining close relationships with international financial institutions.

22 The Non-traditional or Promotional Functions, performed by the State Bank include development of financial framework, institutionalization of savings and investment, provision of training facilities to bankers, and provision of credit to priority sectors.

23 The State Bank also has been playing an active part in the process of Islamisation of the banking system.

24 Regulation of Liquidity
The SBP has also been entrusted with the responsibility to carry out monetary & credit policy in accordance with Govt targets for growth & inflation with the recommendations of the Monetary & Fiscal Policies Co-ordination Board without trying to effect the macroeconomic policy objectives.

25 The SBP also regulates the volume & the direction of flow of credit to different uses & sectors, the state bank makes use of both direct & indirect instruments of monetary management. During the 1980s, Pakistan embarked upon a program of financial sector reforms, which lead to a number of fundamental changes.

26 Due to these changed the conduct of monetary management which brought about changes to the administrative controls and quantitative restrictions to market based monetary management.

27 Banking The State Bank of Pakistan looks into a lot of different ranges of banking to deal with the changes in economic climate and different purchasing and buying powers.

28 State Bank’s Shariah Board Approves Essentials and Model Agreements for Islamic Modes of Financing
Procedure For Submitting Claims With SBP In Respect of Unclaimed Deposits Surrendered By Banks/DFIs. Banking Sector Supervision in Pakistan

29 Micro Finance Regulations
Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Regulations Minimum Capital Requirements for Banks Remittance Facilities in Pakistan

30 Opening of Foreign Currency Accounts with Banks in Pakistan under new scheme.
Handbook of Corporate Governance Guidelines on Risk Management

31 Guidelines on Commercial Paper
Guidelines on Securitization SBP Scheme for Agricultural Financing

32 Conclusion

33 SBP has its role important in every sector of economy whether it is
Industrial sector Agriculture sector Consumer sector SBP provides guide lines to each of these sectors to uplift the economy.

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