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PTI
September 23, 2018
In this regard, the Centre has begun consultations with states as they are one of the sponsors of the regional rural banks (RRBs) in the country


Aseem Thapliyal
September 21, 2018
The strategy which the government has adopted is merging one weak bank with its stronger counterparts.  In this case, the weaker bank is Mumbai-based Dena Bank. The lender came under prompt corrective action of the RBI in May 2017 in view of high Net NPA and negative RoA (return on assets) and now faces restrictions on lending and several other bank operations.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 19, 2018
With the highest on-time performance of 82.9 per cent in 2018-19, the airport also broke its earlier record of 60 million passengers and catered to over 63.5 million passengers in the financial year.


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, September 6, 2018
During his Independence Day speech on 15th August 2014, Prime Minister Modi announced the establishment of PMJDY as a scheme meant to increase banking penetration, promote financial inclusion and provide at least one bank account per household across the country in four years.


PTI
New Delhi, September 5, 2018
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says as the scheme has been a \"runway success\", the government has decided to make it an open-ended scheme, meaning that it will continue indefinitely


BusinessToday.In
September 5, 2018
Cash worth Rs 42,200 crore was deposited in 3.74 crore Jan Dhan accounts between November 8, 2016 - when Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his surprise note ban announcement - and December 30, 2016.


E Kumar Sharma
New Delhi, September 5, 2018
Vijayalakshmi Das once hand-held the microfinance institutions. Now, she is doing the same with farmer collectives and churning out women entrepreneurs.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 3, 2018
Payments banks can only accept deposits of up to Rs 1 lakh per customer in a savings/current account.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, August 31, 2018
ICICI Bank votes for Chanda Kochhar's reappointment to board; Rana Kapoor to remain Yes Bank CEO and MD till further notice from RBI; Vodafone and Idea get ready to become Vodafone Idea; and after Future Retail and More, Amazon adds Spencer's to cart. Watch more in this episode of Business Wrap.


BusinessToday.in
New Delhi, August 31, 2018
Rupee plunges to record low of 71 against US dollarThe Indian rupee collapsed to a fresh record low of 71 against the US dollar for the first time ever by falling 26 paise on persistent demand for the US currency amid rising crude prices, news agency PTI has reported.Rupee is worst performing currency in Asia on year-to-date basis. Rana Kapoor to remain Yes Bank CEO and MD till further notice from RBIPrivate sector lender Yes Bank today said it has received RBI's approval for the ...


PTI
August 29, 2018
The nationwide launch would take place in 650 branches and 3,250 access points on September 1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi would launch IPPB in Delhi.


BusinessToday.In
August 28, 2018
Digital payments in India is now poised for a great leap forward as global tech giants slug it out for a bigger slice of the pie.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, August 27, 2018
The current decision is in contrast with the Centre's earlier stance of avoiding the additional financial burden that the government would incur in incentivising buyers under the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME-II) scheme.


Joe C Mathew
August 16, 2018
One and a half decade after Vajpayee demitted office, he is today remembered as a leader who took forward India's telecom revolution, laid the foundation for massive infrastructure projects - road, rail and air, in a size and scale that matched the Nehruvian-era.


BusinessToday.In
August 13, 2018
PM Modi may push financial inclusion drive in I-Day speechPrime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to announce benefits for about 32 crore Jan Dhan account holders in his Independence Day address this week to provide a boost to the government's financial inclusion drive, official sources said. There could be a doubling of overdraft facility to Rs 10,000 under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) account holders as part of the government's effort to fund the unfunded, they ...


PTI
August 12, 2018
PMJDY, the flagship financial inclusion drive, was launched in August 2014. The first phase ended on August 14, 2015 was focussed on opening basic bank accounts and RuPay debit card.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, August 9, 2018
The new policy proposes to revamp the Industrial Policy of 1991, and has been billed as the first major overhaul in nearly three decades.


Anand Adhikari
New Delhi, August 6, 2018
It has not given bankers the realisations they had hoped for. Now the government has unveiled a new approach even while they are modifying the act.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, August 1, 2018
Prime Minister will launch the India Post Payments Bank. The date of launch would be decided in a day or two, says Communication Minister Manoj Sinha.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 31, 2018
Sharma says that widespread fear-mongering has hindered the seamless adoption of Aadhaar that one can use to subscribe to multiple benefits.


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