KYC is a mandatory database required while opening a bank account. PAN and Aadhaar are the two most important elements. However, banks have been projecting only ‘number of bank accounts’ in their publicity campaigns. The increases in these numbers are projected as the banks’ progress in reaching out to the people.
The Indian banking sector, during its long history of over a century, has grown in size and variety. We have commercial banks, regional rural banks, local area banks, small finance banks and now payment banks. Also, let's not forget the other classification, sector banks and private sector banks. Differing in sizes,
Several small commercial banks in the private sector have been taking extensive recourse to technology and have come out with excellent results. The 102-year old Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) is a good example. Managing Director & CEO, P R Seshadri, announcing the results of the bank for 2017-18, explained the transformation
Nature’s fury has destroyed Kerala’s wealth substantially, both financially and physically. Assets, more particularly private assets, built over the years have been wiped out. Banking business has suffered irreparable losses. The banking network in Kerala is quite wide-spread having 6281 branches. Public and private sector banks abound. Kerala Gramin Bank that
Litigation is a long-drawn process dampening the profitability of banks. For years to come, PSU banks may not be able to present strong balance sheets. The banking sector in India has experienced an unprecedented decay of its loan assets during the decade FY2008 to FY2018. The continuous rise in the gross
Since nationalisation, banks were directed to function not merely as deposit collectors and lenders, but much more. This add-on was required to change the traditional image of a banker “as one who lends an umbrella when the sun shines and takes it back when it rains.” Different tasks are given and