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Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency (PARA)

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 NPA Problem At end-September 2016, the NPAs of […]

Economic Survey 2016-17: Chapter-04 – The Festering Twin Balance Sheet Problem

In the fourth chapter, the survey has discussed the Twin Balance Sheet {TBS} problem and made a case for establishment of a Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency (PARA). Understanding Twin Balance Sheet Problem The centre-piece of TBS problem are Non-performing assets (NPAs) which have resulted into two inter-twined economic issues viz. over-leveraged & distressed corporate […]