The Regional Rural Banks Act, 1976
6. Issued capital
1. The issued capital of each Regional Rural Bank shall be twenty-five lakhs of rupees.
2. Of the capital issued by a Regional Rural Bank under sub-section (1), fifty per cent shall be subscribed by the Central Government; fifteen per cent by the concerned State Government and thirty-five per cent by the Sponsor Bank.
3. The Board may, after consultation with the Reserve Bank, the concerned State Government and the Sponsor Bank and with the prior approval of the Central Government, from time to time, increase the issued capital of the Regional Rural Bank; and, where additional capital is issued, such capital shall also be subscribed in the same proportion as is specified in sub-section (2).