This is the second successive year that the central bank will transfer an interim surplus.
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das chaired the meeting which was attended by Deputy Governors N S Vishwanathan, Viral V Acharya, B P Kanungo and Mahesh Kumar Jain besides Directors of the Central Board Bharat Doshi, Sudhir Mankad, Manish Sabharwal, Prasanna Kumar Mohanty, Dilip S. Shanghvi, Satish Marathe, Swaminathan Gurumurthy, Revathy Iyer and Sachin Chaturvedi.
Earlier, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressed the post-Budget meeting of RBI's Central Board. He broadly outlined various reforms and policy measures taken by the government over the past four years.
The meeting was attended by Minister of State for Finance Pratap Shukla, Finance Secretary and Expenditure Secretary Ajay Narayan Jha, Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey and Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian.
The meeting in national capital observed two minutes of silence in memory of the security force personnel who laid down their lives in Pulwama.