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
By Neelima Shankar

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Friday, August 1
Govt. working to make banking accessible across all the households

Under the financial inclusion plan, the govt. has decided to expand the banking facilities through mobiles and made them accessible to all the people. It has been noticed that there are nearly 7.5 crore households who do not posses any banking facility. Govt. is making its best efforts to make banking accessible to all, and to have at least two account holders in every household.

At present the inclusion plan covers up to the 58-59%...

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Friday, August 1
Bajaj Allianz setting up new virtual offices

In the coming 2-3 years, one of the leading insurance company of the country Bajaj Allianz has decided to launch more than 4,000 virtual offices across Tier 2 and 3 cities of the country. CEO of the company stated that recently they have established 12 new offices across the pune and Bangalore and they have received good response over there.

Currently the company is having very less presence across the country, the establishments...

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Thursday, July 31
Canara Bank’s initiative to support the women inmates

As a part of the corporate social responsibility Canara Bank organized a unique skill development program. Canara Bank with view of assisting the women inmates of the prison organized this development program.

The program was for three days, unique skill development programme of making stationery and gift items with pressed flowers, craft paper bags designed for women inmates of central prison. Through this the bank wanted the women inmates to develop their skills that...

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Thursday, July 31
Karnataka Bank progressing well

Karnataka Bank reported a rise of 29.16% in its profit. Last year the bank earned a profit of Rs 94.17 crore and this year it has went up to Rs Rs 121.63 crore. The bank has done very well in the banking business resulting in a gain of 29.16%.

Business turnover of the bank touched Rs 71,620 crore . The capital adequacy ratio stood at 13.05%.Apart from this bank is working to hire new...

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Wednesday, July 30
EPFO stiffer in following the Inoperative account norms

With the aim to minimize the risk of frauds the Employees provident fund organization has asked its field formations to adhere to the guidelines strictly. They are being asked to settle out the claims of inoperative accounts.

It is necessary to ensure that the claims are legal and the payments are made to genuine claimants. As per the modalities for settlement of claims out of inoperative accounts, attestation of the claim by the employer is...

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Wednesday, July 30
Defaulting on the education loan can cost you heavily

It has been reported that banks are working their best to reduce the NPAs. In the field of education loan the banks are facing great number of NPAs, so in order to curb them the banks looking for various options to recover their money.

According to the reports in the industry, public sector banks’ exposure to the segment has crossed ₹60,000 crore. The banks also stated that the credit losses are very high in...

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Tuesday, July 29
Thousand of jobs in banking sector this year

Good news is lined for the aspirants looking for the jobs in the banking sector. It is expected that nearly 80,000 jobs in the banking sector will available by the end of this fiscal year. Since the number of nationalized banks in the country has increased up to 21 therefore the jobs in the banking sector will also increase.

In order to grab the opportunities and acquire the job in banks the students in large...

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Tuesday, July 29
3 new products rolled out by Religare health insurance

A renowned insurance company religare health insurance company has rolled out 3 new products for its customers. First product is Explore that will provide travel insurance, second one is secure that is for the personal accident coverage and last is Enhance, a high deductible health insurance plan. CEO and MD of the company stated that in order to cater the customers with the products and services the company has decided to launch these three products....

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Tuesday, July 29
IDBI bank denied for the offer of the merger with the UBI bank

Yesterday IDBI bank reported that the bank has not accepted any proposal of the public sector bank united bank of India to merge itself with the bank. Bank further stated that no discussions regarding the merger of the IDBI bank with the UBI bank has been made with the boards of the bank and neither any discussion with the govt. has been made regarding this.

On the other hand united bank of India stated that...

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Monday, July 28
Karnataka Bank signed MOU with Star Ari warehousing and Collateral Management

It has been reported that Karnataka Bank has decided sign an agreement with the M/s Star Agri warehousing and Collateral Management Ltd (Staragri) to boost and support the farmers with financial assistance. Star Agri warehousing and Collateral Management Ltd is a leading collateral management with huge presence all over the country. Through this agreement the Bank and Star agri warehousing will be providing help to farmers for extending storage facilities to farmers and finance against...

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Monday, July 28
Abundant complaints against the top insurance companies of the country

According to the data and reports it has been noticed that ample number of complaints are registered against the leading insurance companies of the country. IRDA data showed that 10,819 complaints were filed by consumers against HDFC Standard Life within a period of 3 to 4 months i.e. from 1 April-20 July, 2014.

Complaints against the unfair business practices have been filed by the customers against the HDFC Standard Life Insurance Co. Ltd, Birla Sun...

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Monday, July 28
Financial Literacy camp arranged by Nagaland co-op bank

With the support of NABARD and NSLRM the Nagaland state co-op bank organized a financial literacy camp. Last week the bank organized Financial Literacy Consultancy & Credit Camp at Akhoya Village.

There were 70 members who attended the camp. The camp was organized to aware the people regarding the banking facilities provided by the bank. People from the nearby areas also attended the camp. The camp highlighted on the different services offered by...

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Friday, July 25
Special Management Executive Hiring in SBI

The top leading bank of the nation State bank Of India is inviting applications for the Special Management Executive (Banking). There are total number of 300 post. The interested candidates can apply from 24th July2014, till 11th August, 2014.

In order to apply Candidate needs to have degree in CA/ICWA/ACS/MBA/MMS/PGDBA/PGPM/PGDM and minimum 60 per cent marks in Graduation and two years of work experience. The candidates can apply by visiting the website of...

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Thursday, July 24
Registration for the common banking entrance exam have started

All the aspirants looking for the banking exam are hereby informed that the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection or IBPS has decided to conduct the next common banking entrance exam in October.

The registration for this common recruitment exam for the post of PO and management trainees is from 22 july, 2014 till 11th August, 2014. Interested candidate needs to register before 11th august.

The Candidates between the age of 20 to 30 yrs...

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Thursday, July 24
Awareness regarding the personal finance through an Olympiad

To promote the financial education among the students and make them financial literate Principal Mutual Funds and Money Wizards launched India’s largest personal financial education initiative `YouthMoneyOlympiad' (YMO). This Olympiad will deal with the financial aspects and will help the students to gain the insight regarding the personal finance.

It is necessary for everyone to have the knowledge regarding personal finance. This will prepare the students for their life with this very important skill....

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Wednesday, July 23
New Corp excel branch in Bangalore

Public sector bank- corporation bank has launched a new Corp excel branch at shivajinagar in Bangalore. The new branch will be offering Corp express banking.

The Corp excel branches are designed while keeping the customers convenience and ease in mind. The branch offers 24x7 e-lobbies with the cash deposit machine, cheque deposit machine, self-service passbook printer and an ATM.

The branch provides many facilities and provisions that will assist the customers in accessing banking...

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Wednesday, July 23
Huge number of complaints against SBI bank

The leading bank of the country – State bank of India besides the banking is also leading in the number of complaints. For the year 2013-14 the maximum numbers of complaints are registered against SBI.

Bank has been ranked at first position with 1960 customers, following this Indian bank is at second position with 910 complaints and Indian overseas bank with 740 complaints.

Among private sector banks ICICI is at the top with...

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Tuesday, July 22
EPFO to allot universal account number to its members

Last Day it has been reported that the members of the EPFO will now be allotted with an Universal Account Number (UAN). EPFO members generally face problem while they change their jobs, in order to curb this solve this problem this new measure has been introduced.

This facility of UAN will provide the facility of portability, in case the member shifts the job, he will not need to apply for the transfer of PF...

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Tuesday, July 22
Home Financer HDFC and HDFC bank may go for a merger

It is expected that in order to form the second largest lending institution of the country, Home Financier HDFC and HDFC bank may form one unit. If both will find the conditions favorable and economies of scale prove beneficial to both then they will go for merger. Already at present HDFC bank is one among the top leading banks of the country.

It was reported that if they go for the merger then the...

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Tuesday, July 22
Job vacancy in A.P Mahesh urban co-op bank

Urban cooperative bank – A.P. Mahesh urban coop bank has invited applications for the the various post. The bank is hiring new employees for the post of Managing Director/Chief General Manager, General Manager, Dy. General Manager/ Asst. General Manager.

To apply for any of the post it is necessary for the candidate to have completed graduation/postgraduation/ MBA/CFA/ICWA/C.S./CAIIB as per post requirements. Secondly for the post of Managing Director/Chief General Manager,General Manager,Dy. General Managers/Asst General...

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