Law Department
1.  Genesis

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.

2. Core Functions of the Department

  • Tender legal advice
  • Documentation
  • Litigation Management
  • Litigation Drafting
  • Inputs to various committees/studies
  • Faculty support
  • Create legal awareness
  • Provide legal inputs for Parliament questions
3. Broad achievements of the Department at National Level
  • Legislation on warehousing development and regulation
  • Legal construct for credit delivery in North-Eastern region
  • Micro Financial Sector (Development and Regulation) Bill, 2007 and 2012
  • Prof A. Vaidyanathan Committee and consequential amendments to the Co-operative Societies Acts of various states
  • Micro Finance Ombudsman Scheme, 2007
  • RRBs (Amendment) Act, 2015
  • RRBs (Offices & Employees) Services Regulation 2010
  • RRBs (Appointment & promotions of Officers &  Employee) Rules, 2010
Contact Information
Shri P. C. Chaudhri
Chief General Manager
8th Floor, 'C' Wing
C-24, 'G' Block
Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
Mumbai 400 051
Tel: (91) 022-26530065, (91) 022-26539237
Fax: (91) 022-26530062