Page-7 of Economy of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Cabinet approves Rs 9300 cr capital infusion in IDBI Bank

The Indian Government has approved a Rs 9300 crore fund infusion in the IDBI bank. This has caused the shares of the IDBI bank to surge 8% in a single day. What has happened? The Indian Cabinet has approved the cash infusion plan to improve the capital adequacy ratio in the bank. The Indian Government ..

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Ashok Leyland becomes India’s first commercial vehicle maker to get BS-VI certification for heavy duty trucks

Ashok Leyland has become the first Indian Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to meet the Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) emission norms across its full range of heavy-duty trucks with gross vehicle weight of 16.2 tonnes and above. The company has recently received certificates from Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) confirming compliance with BS-VI emission standard. ..

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Why the Economic Slowdown is taking place?

The release of the first-quarter data for the financial year 2020 came as a rude surprise to economists and policy planners in the country. Due to a fall in private consumption growth and investment rate, GDP growth has fallen to barely 5% while Nominal GDP growth has reduced to 8%. This fall in GDP has ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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