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PM SVANidhi Scheme: 1.6% loans from private sector

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs recently announced that over twenty lakh street vendors have been provided loans under the PM SVANidhi scheme till March 29, 2021. Of this, eighteen lakh loans were provided by the Public Sector Banks. On the other hand, the private sector banks have provided only 32,534 loans. Bottom line, ..




Finance Minister launches eBkray; an e-auction platform

On December 29, 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman launched “eBkray” to enable online auction of assets owned by banks. eBkray is an online portal that will act as a common platform to buy and sell assets through auction. Highlights The platform has property search features. It also has navigational links to the auction sites that ..


Public Asset Reconstruction Agency

The Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency (PARA) colloquially called “Bad Bank” is a proposed agency to assume the Non-Performing Assets (NPA) of public sector banks in India and to deal with the recovery of the bad loans. This agency has been proposed in Economic Survey 2016-17. The main function of PARA would be to take ..


India ranked 5th on a list of countries with highest Non-performing Assets (NPA) levels

India has been ranked 5th on a list of countries with highest Non-performing Assets (NPA) levels and is on top spot among the BRICS nations, according to latest report by CARE Ratings. The NPA list is topped by Greece (36.4%) followed by Italy (16.4%), Portugal (15.5%) and Ireland (11.9%). All these countries, along with Spain, ..


Gross Non-Performing Assets of PSU banks touch over 6 lakh crores

The government has said that the Gross Non-Performing Assets (NPA) of public sector banks as of September 2016 has touched nearly six lakh thirty thousand crore rupees. The total number of NPA accounts in the country is around 66 lakh 40 thousand. To tackle the menace of NPAs, the government has taken sector specific measures ..