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Retail Loans in India: Facts and Reviews
Though, relatively new to blogging, Neelima was quick to find out the powers of the online medium to spread her expertise on retail loans in India. A graduate in journalism, Neelima keeps track of the latest developments in retail loans in India on her blog on rupeetimes.com.
By Neelima Shankar

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Friday, November 28
BMB bank emphasis women to go for savings

The CMD of the Bhartiya mahila Bank Mrs. Usha stated that women need to be aware of savings account and deposit their savings with the bank. The bank adds on to their savings by paying the interest. BMB is a women specialized bank and Mrs. Usha wanted to make more women indulged in banking and enjoy its benefits.

She also stated that the keeping the money with...

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Thursday, November 27
Central Bank hiring for the Post of FCCI on contract in Bihar

The central Bank of India is inviting application for the post of bank FLCC on contract. The candidate needs to have experience in working with a public or private sector bank. In addition it is necessary for the candidate to be a retired bank officer in Scale-III.

In order to aplly the candidate must be a Graduate / Post Graduate degree from a UGC recognised university. Candidate should have retired on VRS or on...

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Wednesday, November 26
Canara Bank signed MOU with Micro energy

Public sector bank – Canara Bank has planned to work with Micro Energy. In association with the micro energy the bank will aid its customers with financial assistance in purchasing energy efficient ‘green’ products such as cook stoves, solar home systems, biogas digestors and water purifiers.

With the intent to promote the use and importance of green products the bank has taken this initiative. The bank signed the Memorandum with the micro energy in...

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Wednesday, November 26
Kotak Mahindra bank announced its plan to enter in to general insurance business

Recently the apex bank has approved the kotak Mahindra bank to enter in to general insurance business. The Bank has acquired the ING vysya bank and now the bank has announced its plan to enter the insurance business.

Kotak Mahindra is one among the high network popular banks of the country. The bank had earlier received an in-principle approval from Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) for incorporation of the General Insurance firm. Already...

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Tuesday, November 25
Corporation bank launched a new Corp Excel Branch and e-lobby in Mumbai

In order to add efficiency in the banking the corporation bank is adding more of its ‘Corp Excel’ Branches and e-lobbies across the various branches. The e-lobbies and Corp excel branches help the customers to make the banking transactions easily.

Recently the bank has launched a new Corp Excel Branch and an 24X7 e-lobby in Kandivili(West) Mumbai. The e-lobby serves the customer all around the day. Under the scheme named ‘project Sankalp’ the bank...

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Tuesday, November 25
Bank of India hiring candidates for sepoy post

Bank of India is hiring new candidates for the posts of Sepoys. There are total numbers of 40 vacancies. In order to apply the candidate needs to be a class 10th passed from a recognized university as on May 2012. Candidate need to know Marathi, Hindi and English language. Candidate’s age limit should be more than 26 years. He/ she should have completed 18 years as on December 7, 2012.

Interested and eligible candidate...

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Monday, November 24
Banks to go for Zone wise relay strike for wage revision

The agitation of the bank’s employee regarding the wage revision is still on. After the nationwide strike of the banks on 12th Nov, 2014, the bank have now planned to go for a zone wise relay strike from 2 to 5th December.

For the first time such kind of strike is going to happen in the banking industry. Through the strike the employees demonstrate in each zone keeping their demand of the wage revision.

...

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Monday, November 24
RBI warning against the frauds occurring on the name of RBI

The apex bank of the country –RBI last week raised an alarm to alert the public. The RBI announced that many fraudsters are deceiving common people by issuing them credit cards in the name of the RBI.

RBII clearly stated that bank is not associated with any business with an individual, whether through savings bank account, current bank account, credit card, debit card, online banking services. Apart from this bank also informed that fraudsters also...

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Friday, November 21
Axis Bank planning for an early retirement offer for its employees

Axis Bank has unveiled its plan regarding the early retirement offer for its employees. The bank will offer an early retirement to its executives who are at the level of vice-president or above.

Axis Bank has about 45,000 employees aged 30 years on average. The bank is planning to add up 7000 new executives by the end of this fiscal year. The banks are trying to bring this early retirement measure to recruit...

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Thursday, November 20
BMBSmartBanking – internet banking facility of the BMB bank

Last day the only women bank of the country – Bhartiya Mahila bank launched its internet banking facility. The bank has named the facility as ‘ BMBSmartBanking. The chairman and managing director of the bank Mrs. Usha launched the facility.

Now the banking will become more convenient for the BMB customers. Bank has also introduced a new designed website f the bank. The bank is initiated last year only. At present the bank is...

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Thursday, November 20
Banks will now track the education loan takers through social media

Banks have found a new way to maintain the track of the students who have taken the education loan. The banks will now use social networking sites for tracking the education loan takers. With the help of Twitter and facebook banks will now try to keep the records.

The banks believe that this will help them to control the defaults. According to data State-run banks have over 2.6 million education loan accounts with outstanding credit...

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Tuesday, November 18
Central Bank introduced two new products for its customers

Central Bank of India has rolled a new exclusive deposit scheme for its customers offering free credit card facility along with it. The Scheme is named Cent Aspire under which the customer will get free credit card for the deposit of Rs 20,000 and above in the bank.

This scheme is introduced to ensure that credit card facility also reaches the rural and semi urban areas. It has been also introduced that...

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Tuesday, November 18
Jobs of Clerical Grade in SBI and its associate bank

Opportunity for all those who are seeking to work with SBI and its associate banks. There is recruitment for 6425 jobs in clerical grade in SBI and its associate banks. A candidate can apply for one bank and in one state. There are total numbers of 6425 vacancies: 1. State Bank of Mysore: 725 2. State Bank of Patiala: 1200 3. State Bank of Travancore: 1300 4. State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur: 1000 5....

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Tuesday, November 18
Reliance Life Insurance planned to work with Room To Read

Private Insurance Company Reliance Life has planned to work with ‘Room to Read’ to set up libraries across the country. Through this partnership they aim to set up the libraries across several govt. schools and reach the help out the students of these schools.

Room to read is basically a NGO that promotes literacy and gender equality. The Reliance Life has taken this as its Corporate Social Responsibility. Libraries will provide the children with...

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Monday, November 17
New Branch of BMB bank in Gujarat

The women oriented bank of the country- Bhartiya Mahila Bank has launched a new branch in Gujarat. This is the second branch of the bank in Gujarat. At the inauguration ceremony the Chairman and managing director of the bank stated that bank will also launch the internet banking facility for the customers.

At present BMB bank is having a network of 33 branches all across the country. The bank aims to have...

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Monday, November 17
SBI bank to install 2500 new Passbook printing machines

State bank of India has come up with the “dynamic rating” to curb with the bad loans. The Dynamic rating will help the bank to adjust loan pricing and risk appetite accordingly. IN order to check whether there is a fall in rating or not the bank has decided to launch the Dynamic rating.

On the other hand bank has also operationalised its security operations centre. SBI is working to make its banking more...

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Friday, November 14
Usage of mobile banking increasing rapidly : Axis bank

One of the top leading banks of the country – Axis bank has reported that number of banking transactions from mobile phones is increasing rapidly. Almost everyone today uses a smart phone therefore maximum people prefers using mobile facilities to carry out banking operations. With the growing pace of internet usage and mobile connectivity in the urban areas people are making maximum of banking from their mobile phones.

Banking transactions are shifting from...

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Friday, November 14
Online Exam for banking clerical job now in Hindi as well

Now the common entrance exam for banking can be given in Hindi with ease. An ed-tech initiative started by IIT graduates test book is conducting online test for the candidates looking forward to the clerical jobs in banks. Apart from English the exam will be in Hindi as well and the exam is free of cost.

The exam will held on 2nd December. The common written exam for the clerical post by IBPs is one...

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Thursday, November 13
Yes Bank organized Saaf Suthra Bharat Campaign

Young generation Bank – Yes bank has recently launched ‘Saaf suthra Bharat‘campaign in Sri Nagar. The bank successfully launched this campaign contributing to the Swachch bharat abhiyan. The bank organized this campaign across its several branches all over the country.

More than 10,000 employees of the bank participated in this campaign. With the intent to make our country6 clean and motivate maximum people to maintain cleanliness everyone is enthusiastically working for the campaign.YES Bank’s...

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Thursday, November 13
Deposits growth of the banks slowed down

The Apex bank of the country – RBI has reported that the bank deposit growth has slowed down this time. after running ahead of credit throughout the year, came down to 12 per cent to Rs 82,76,945 crore Last year, bank credit stood at Rs 56,41,910 crore.

This year the growth is noticed at to Rs 62,72,621 crore. It may be noted that deposit growth has been pacing up by three to five...

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