Private-sector banks in India: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

HDFC Bank tops Forbes’ list of Indian banks 2019

Forbes has recently compiled a first-ever list of the World’s Best Bank 2019 in terms of customer services and technological advancements. The private lender, HDFC Bank, was ranked at the top of the Forbes list of Indian banks, followed by ICICI Bank, DBS, Kotak Mahindra Bank and IDFC Bank. However, India’s largest public sector bank, ..

ESAF Small Finance Bank (SFB) getsRBI nod to operate as a scheduled bank

As per 2nd schedule of the RBI Act of 1934, the ESAF Small Finance Bank (SFB) Ltd has got approval from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to operate as a scheduled bank. This makes ESAF the fifth scheduled bank from Kerala after Federal Bank, South Indian Bank, Catholic Syrian Bank, and Dhanlaxmi Bank. Being a ..

Major Banking Reforms of 21st Century

India is one among the top 10 economies in the world. Banking sector in India is robust and forms the most dominant segment of the financial sector. The banking industry acts as a pivot in the economic development of the country. The face of the banking industry has been witnessing changes over the years. The ..

Private Sector Banks in India

Private Sector Banks refer to those banks where most of the capital is in private hands. In India, there are two types of private sector banks viz. Old Private Sector Banks and New Private Sector Banks. Old private sector banks are those which existed in India at the time of nationalization of major banks but ..

Nationalization of Banks in India

1. What is meaning of Nationalization of Bank? Nationalization refers to an act of taking an industry or assets into the public ownership. In context of banks, it means that banks which were earlier in private sector were transferred to the public Sector by the act of nationalization. Opposite of Nationalization is privatization. 2. What ..