Punjab National Bank: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Sunil Mehta appointed as the Chief Executive of IBA

As per the recent announcement from the Indian Bank’s Association (IBA) made on Monday, 27th January 2020, Former Managing Director and CEO of Punjab National Bank, Sunil Mehta has taken charge as the Chief Executive of Indian Banks’ Association. The Association is based in Mumbai, Maharashtra was formed on 26th September 1946 as an association ..

MD & CEO of BOI, Canara, and BOB Appointed

As per an order issued on Monday, 20th January 2020 by the Ministry of Personnel, Sanjiv Chadha, who was serving as the Deputy Managing Director in the State Bank of India has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the country’s third-largest lender and public sector bank, Bank of Baroda (BOB). ..

Rajnish Kumar appointed as new chairman of Indian Banks’ Association

SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar has been appointed as the new chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) for 2019-20. He succeeded Sunil Mehta, who was the MD & CEO of Punjab National Bank (PNB). The IBA represents banks’ interests with the government and regulators.

PNB ranked first among public sector banks in implementation of reforms agenda

The BCG-IBA report titled ‘EASE Reforms for Public Sector Banks’ has measured the performance of each Public Sector Bank (PSB) on 140 objective metrics across six themes, including customer responsiveness, credit off-take, and digitization. As per report, the Punjab National Bank (PNB) with a score of 78.4 out of 100 has been ranked first in ..

Union Government amalgamates Punjab Gramin Bank, Malwa Gramin Bank and Sutlej Gramin Bank into a single RRB

The Government of India (GoI) has amalgamated three Regional Rural Banks (RRB) — Punjab Gramin Bank, Malwa Gramin Bank and Sutlej Gramin Bank — into a single RRB with effect from January 1. The sponsor banks of the RRBs are National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), the Government of Punjab and Punjab National ..

Public Sector Banks in India

Public Sector Banks in India refers to those banks in which the Government equity / shareholding is more than 50%. At present, there are 22 Public Sector Banks in India of which 21 are scheduled commercial banks while one viz. India Post Payment Bank is a payment bank. These along with their current government equity ..

Sunil Mehta elected as new chairman of Indian Banks Association

Sunil Mehta, the MD &chief executive of Punjab National Bank (PNB), has been elected as the new chairman of the Indian Banks Association (IBA) for 2018-19. Apart from him, Dinabandhu Mohapatra, MD & CEO of Bank of India (BoI), has been elected as IBA’s Deputy Chairman. The IBA is a representative body of management of ..

PNB ties up with NSFDC for assisting SC families

The Punjab National Bank (PNB) and National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) have tied up to provide financial assistance for economic empowerment of persons belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) families living below Double Poverty Line (DPL). Under this tie-up, PNB would act as a channelising agent for the loan schemes of NSFDC. Concessional ..