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India's Best Banks 2019

India's Best Banks 2019

Aditya Puri, former MD of HDFC Bank - Photograph by Yasir Iqbal

Game Changer

Mar 03, 2021

After building India's second-largest bank, Aditya Puri is set to impact other sectors

Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, MD & CEO, Bandhan Bank  - Photograph by Bandeep Singh

Beyond Microfinance

Mar 03, 2021

Five-year-old Bandhan Bank has expanded its loan book across housing, personal and gold loans in under-served and unbanked geographies

Kaku Nakhate, President and India Country Head, Bank of America - Photograph by Rachit Goswami

A Cross Border Crusader

Mar 03, 2021

Bank of America won by focusing on large Indian firms and multinationals

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Technology Will Be the Deciding Factor

Mar 03, 2021

Banks' ability to transform themselves with speed and agility to survive the next revolution will determine the winners and losers

Shyam Srinivasan, MD & CEO, Federal Bank - Photograph by Ashish Vincent

Steady Player

Mar 03, 2021

A push for products that consume less capital has helped Federal Bank build a rock-steady institution

Sashi Jagdishan, MD & CEO, HDFC Bank - Photograph by Yasir Iqbal

Building on Growth 2.0

Mar 03, 2021

HDFC Bank refused to compromise on profitability and tapped semi-urban and rural markets to emerge far ahead of rivals

How We Did It

Mar 03, 2021

The methodology behind the BT-KPMG Best Banks Survey 2020

Sandeep Bakhshi, MD & CEO, ICICI Bank -- Photograph by Rachit Goswami

Turnaround Strategy

Mar 03, 2021

Focus on operating profit and building a low-cost franchise have helped the country's second-largest private bank claim the top position

Ajay Adiseshann, Founder & CEO, PayMate - Photograph by Mandar Deodhar

Shifting Gears

Mar 03, 2021

Travel-focussed payment solutions firm PayMate hit a roadblock post Covid-19, but focus on other areas such as invoice discounting helped in damage control

Dinesh Kumar Khara, Chairman, State Bank of India

Adapting to Change

Mar 03, 2021

Rapid digitisation and scaling up of non-banking businesses, from cards to insurance and MFs to YONO, have helped SBI transform itself

Govind Singh, MD & CEO of Utkarsh Small Finance Bank Ltd - Photograph by Mandar Deodhar

Best of New Breed Banks

Mar 03, 2021

Laser-sharp focus on asset quality helps Utkarsh maintain lead over others