Various organisations in the upper part of the northeastern state have joined the chorus seeking an inquiry into the operation of microfinance lenders as several micro borrowers are said to be exposed to high debt. Reports of unrest have come from various districts of Assam. Indebtedness of micro borrowers in Assam is more than double the national average.
Speaking at an event organised by former Sebi chief M Damodaran here on Thursday, Arijit Basu, a managing director at SBI, also conceded that the bank has erred on some business decisions and cannot attribute those to social compulsions.
MD and CEO C V Rajendran said the bank with majority of branches in Kerala and Tamil Nadu will increase its presence in key geographical locations such as Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Telangana and Karnataka. `
The government in September had asked state-run banks to step up lending and hold outreach programmes or loans melas in 400 districts to lend to desirable shadow banks and retail borrowers. An amount of Rs 1.05 lakh crore was fresh lending, the Department Financial Services said in a statement.
Bank deposits in the fortnight ended November 8 increased by 9.92 per cent to Rs 129.98 lakh crore from Rs 118.257 lakh crore year ago, RBI data showed. Deposits had grown by 10.25 per cent to Rs 129.78 lakh crore in the fortnight ended October 25.
India's insolvency resolution framework has truly arrived after a tortuous journey of three years. Banks will finally be able to keep out unscrupulous promoters with the law establishing the primacy of financial lenders on asset proceeds. ET's Saloni Shukla reports. (Text: ET Bureau)
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The 56-year-old Jhaveri had joined the Wall Street major as a management associate way back in 1987, and had a steady rise to become vice-chairman of banking, capital markets and advisory for Asia Pacific earlier this year, after heading the India operations for almost a decade between 2010 and 2019.
DBS Bank has extended financial debt amounting to USD 50 million (around Rs 243 crore) to Ruchi Soya and had secured as a sole first charge on fixed assets of the debt-ridden firm at Baran, Guna, Daloda, Gadarwara, Mumbai and Kandla. During the insolvency proceedings, RP had admitted claims of Rs 242.96 crore of DBS Bank.
India’s insolvency resolution framework has truly arrived after a tortuous journey of three years. Banks will finally be able to keep out unscrupulous promoters with the law establishing the primacy of financial lenders on asset proceeds.
Government owned banks reported frauds of over Rs 95,700 crore in the first six months of the current fiscal, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday. "According to Reserve Bank of India (RBI), frauds as per year of reporting, as reported by Public Sector Banks (PSBs), during the period from April 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019 is 5,743 involving a total amount of Rs 95,760.49 crore," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the Rajya Sabha.