Reserve Bank of India Vide its Notification No. DNBS. 204 / CGM (ASR)-2009 dated January 2, 2009 has directed that the Board of each NBFC shall approve an Interest rate model for the Company, taking in to account relevant factors such as cost of funds, margin and risk premium, etc. and determine the rate of interest to be charged for loans and advances. Further, the directives states that the rate of interest and the approach for gradation of risk and the rationale for charging different rates of interest for different category of borrowers should be communicated to the borrowers / customers in the sanction letters to them.
The Interest rate model is also required to be made available on the website of the Company so as to enable the customers to understand the logic and methodology of the lending rates charged to them. In compliance with the said RBI directives, the Interest rate model for the Company is given below:
Zerodha considers the average yields and the rate of interest under each product from time to time, giving due consideration to the following factors: