In terms of Section 24 (2-A) of the B.R. Act, 1949 all Scheduled Commercial Banks, in addition to the average daily balance which they are required to maintain under Section 42 of the RBI Act, 1934, are required to maintain in India,
a) in cash, or
b) in gold valued at a price not exceeding the current market price,
c) in unencumbered approved securities valued at a price as specified by the RBI from time to time.
an amount of which shall not, at the close of the business on any day, be less than 25 per cent or such other percentage not exceeding 40 per cent as the RBI may from time to time, by notification in gazette of India, specify, of the total of its demand and time liabilities in India as on the last Friday of the second preceding fortnight,
At present, all Scheduled Commercial Banks are required to maintain a uniform SLR of 24 per cent of the total of their demand and time liabilities in India as on the last Friday of the second preceding fortnight