Public Sector Banks (PSBs) Current Affairs, GK & News

Finance Minister launches EASE 4.0

Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, launched the fourth edition of Public Sector Bank (PSB) Reforms Agenda called ‘EASE 4.0’ for the financial year 2021-22. Key Facts It is a simplified, tech-enabled and collaborative banking. On the occasion, finance minister launched the annual report for PSB Reforms Agenda EASE 3.0 for the ..

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NITI Aayog submits names of PSU banks to be privatised

NITI Aayog has submitted names of Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) that will be privatised to Core Group of Secretaries on Disinvestment. Highlights All these PSBs will be privatised by Financial Year 2022. Privatisation is being done as part of government’s disinvestment process to raising funds. Background Centre’s aim of privatising two public sector banks and ..

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S Ramann: New Chairman and Managing Director of SIDBI

The Government of India recently appointed S Ramann as the Chairman and Managing Director of Small Industries and Development Bank of India. About the Appointment The appointment is for a period of three years. The name of the new Chairman and Managing Director was recommended by Banks Board Bureau. Banks Board Bureau It is an ..

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FinMin allows all Private Banks to Participate in Government Business

The finance ministry has allowed all the private sector banks to participate in business related to government such as small savings schemes and collection of taxes pension payments. Highlights Currently, only some of the big private sectors are allowed to conduct government-related businesses. So, now embargo has been lifted and this move will enhance the ..

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Privatisation of PSBs: Govt to bring Two Amendments

The government will bring about amendments in the two acts in order to facilitate the privatisation of public sector banks (PSBs). Key Facts Amendments will be made in the Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970 and Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1980. These two acts had facilitated for the ..

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