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How Kisan Credit Card NPAs are hurting SBI

KCC mirrors the NPA trend in the overall agriculture portfolio. SBI's agriculture NPAs have trebled over the last three years. In fact, the public sector banks (PSBs), especially the Bank of India, IDBI Bank and other lenders, have also seen NPAs of over 15 per cent-plus

 
 
As per the data in the NCRB report, the number of farmer suicides in the country has plunged to 11,379 in 2016 from 12,360 in 2014 and 12,602 in 2015
The GNPA from agriculture sector and allied activities in PSBs stood at Rs 1.04 lakh crore at the end of July 2019 as against a total credit of Rs 9.42 lakh crore.
The quota also includes additional quantity given as incentive to mills for achieving more than 75 per cent of their export target

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