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MD & CEO of BOI, Canara, and BOB Appointed

As per an order issued on Monday, 20th January 2020 by the Ministry of Personnel, Sanjiv Chadha, who was serving as the Deputy Managing Director in the State Bank of India has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the country’s third-largest lender and public sector bank, Bank of Baroda (BOB). ..

TN Manoharan heads Committee on Secondary Markets

The 6-member RBI task force, headed by Canara Bank Chairman TN Manoharan, has recommended the setting up a Self-Regulatory Body (SRB) of market participants to finalize details for the secondary market for corporate loans, including the standardization of documents. It has also called for amending regulations of SEBI, IRDA and PFRDA to enable participation of ..

Merger of Public Sector Banks

The government has unveiled a mega plan to merge 10 public sector banks into four as part of plans to create fewer and stronger global-sized lenders. Proposed Merger Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank of India will combine to form the nation’s second-largest lender. Canara Bank and Syndicate Bank will merge. Union Bank ..

Merger of the 10 Public Sector Banks

In a slew of measures announced by the Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman on 30th August, 2019, to take the country out of economic doldrums, one particular step of the government has stood out. This was the planned merger of 10 public sectors into 4 banks. The anchor banks for this merger will be ..

T N Manoharan RBI committee for secondary market in corporate loans

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted a six-member task force, headed by Canara Bank chairman T.N. Manoharan, on the development of secondary market for corporate loans. The terms of reference of the task force would include review of the existing state of the market for loan sale or transfer in India as well ..

Canara Bank in collaboration with its life insurance partner Canara HSBC OBC Life has launched ‘Webassurance’. This will allow its customers to purchase life insurance in a hassle-free way. Customers can avail 4 life insurance products of Canara HSBC OBC Life with various facilities like covering the key needs of child future, savings and investments, ..

PNB ranked first among public sector banks in implementation of reforms agenda

The BCG-IBA report titled ‘EASE Reforms for Public Sector Banks’ has measured the performance of each Public Sector Bank (PSB) on 140 objective metrics across six themes, including customer responsiveness, credit off-take, and digitization. As per report, the Punjab National Bank (PNB) with a score of 78.4 out of 100 has been ranked first in ..

The Canara Bank launches its first digital banking branch “CANDI” in Bengaluru

The Canara Bank has launched its first digital banking branch “CANDI” at Spencer Towers in MG Road, Bengaluru to provide an end-to-end digital experience to customers. As a part of its digital campaign, the bank has introduced customer-friendly mobile apps which help customers get most of the information related to their accounts from the app ..