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About Us

Law Department

The Law Department of NABARD was set up to manage the bank’s legal affairs and provide in-house legal consultancy to management and various Head Office Departments, Regional Offices and Training Establishments. NABARD has constituted legal services under NABARD (Staff) Rules, 1982.

The aim of Law Department is to prevent litigation and other legal problems for the institution and in case litigation becomes unavoidable, deal with the same in an efficient manner.

Core Functions

  • Tender legal advice
  • Documentation
  • Litigation Management
  • Litigation Drafting
  • Inputs to various committees/studies
  • Faculty support
  • Create legal awareness
  • Provide legal inputs for Parliament questions

Broad achievements of the Department at National Level

  • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Act, 2018
  • Regional Rural Banks (Appointment of Officers and Employees) Rules, 2017
  • Regional Rural Banks (Amendment) Act, 2015
  • Micro Finance Ombudsman Scheme, 2007
  • Legal Construct for credit delivery in North-Eastern region.
  • Legislation on warehousing development and regulation.”

Contact Information

Shri Nilay D Kapoor
Chief General Manager
8th Floor, 'C' Wing
C-24, 'G' Block
Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
Mumbai 400 051
Tel: (91) 022-26524748
E-mail Address:

Information under RTI – Section 4(1)(b)

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