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KGB lends Rs870 mn under covid-specific schemes

Reported by | Updated: August 2, 2021

The second largest regional rural bank in the country focuses on growth, consolidation and improvement in its asset quality: Karnataka Gramin Bank has a vast footprint in the remote rural areas of Karnataka, with 1134 branches spread across 22 districts, covering 66% of the state. The bank has close to 4900 employees to cater to […]

BoI’s galloping business in SGBs

Reported by | Updated: August 2, 2021

Bank of India is a key player in the RBI’s Sovereign Gold Bonds: The Reserve Bank of India has been issuing Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs) in 6 tranches from May 2021 to September 2021 to be sold through scheduled commercial banks. These bonds, guaranteed by the Government of India, have emerged as a veritable investment […]

Emotional Intelligence – A Formidable Friend

Reported by | Updated: July 26, 2021

The covid pandemic has proved to be a formidable crisis. Fortunately, mankind has a mighty resource that it can rely on to handle such challenges – Emotional Intelligence (EI). But, EI does not come naturally or easily to everyone. Sneha Agrawal from Banking Frontiers interviewed 8 women leaders on how they enhance their emotional intelligence, […]

SBFC to maintain disbursement rate

Reported by | Updated: July 15, 2021

The company expects to continue disbursing Rs1.65 billion loans every month during the current year: Small Business FinCredit India, or SBFC, is a new-age financial services institution focused on providing credit to small businesses. It has grown significantly in just 3 years after acquiring Karvy Financial Services. In FY 2020 it had disbursed more than Rs11 billion by […]

Data drives Health & Treatment Analytics

Reported by | Updated: July 1, 2021

Udayan Joshi, President – Claims & Personal Lines Underwriting, Liberty General Insurance and Dr Sudha Reddy, Head – Health and Travel, Digit Insurance, speaks about issues relating to data for the health insurance sector: Ravi Lalwani: What are the new types of data that health insurers are seeking? Udayan Joshi: A revolution has been sweeping the […]

NeoGrowth’s Digital Journey: From Data to Platform

Reported by | Updated: June 28, 2021

NeoGrowth has adopted Analytics, Technology & Strategy as the engines of growth: Rs NeoGrowth Credit, a systemically important, non-deposit taking NBFC and a pioneer in SME lending based on the underwriting of digital payments data, provides finance to small business owners to drive business growth that matches their ambitions. Headquartered in Mumbai, the company serves […]

Digital Transformation – The Most Important Aspect

Reported by | Updated: June 25, 2021

We all seek innovations that make it easier for us to use our devices, such as automatic transmission in cars, speech recognition on phones and remote control for room lights. Don’t we also seek better engines for our cars, faster bandwidth for our phones and greater energy efficient for lights. This illustrates that CX improvement […]

RBI permits Centrum, BharatPe to set up SFB, then take over PMC Bank

Reported by | Updated: June 20, 2021

The Reserve Bank of India has granted ‘in-principle’ approval to NBFC Centrum Financial Services to set up a small finance bank, which on formation will take over the beleaguered Punjab Maharashtra Cooperative Bank. The plan is for Centrum Capital, a unit of Centrum Financial Services, and its partner BharatPe, a payments system company, to infuse […]

NCDEX platforms apply surveillance alerts at PAN level

Reported by | Updated: June 15, 2021

As India’s leading online Exchange, NCDEX brings buyers and sellers together through its electronic trading platform and offers benchmark products across agriculture commodities. Some of NCDEX’s key investors include National Stock Exchange of India, Life Insurance Corporation of India, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative, Oman India Joint Investment Fund, […]

Women talent propels progress in Arunachal Pradesh

Reported by | Updated: June 10, 2021

The SBI-sponsored Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank has taken up several IT initiatives and is working towards many more: Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank (APRB), a scheduled bank, established on 30 November 1983, is sponsored by State Bank of India. The bank, situated in the trans-Himalayan region, with wide variation in scenic beauty from the plains of […]

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