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Reviving lending unfinished task: Arundhati Bhattacharya as she exits SBI

The fight against NPAs has dampened credit growth and slowed a long-awaited economic revival

Reuters  |  Mumbai 

Arundhati Bhattacharya, who ends four years at the helm of the State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday, said reviving lending in the country was one of the major tasks left unfinished. ALSO READ: Credit growth revival top priority: Rajnish Kumar India's state banks, including SBI, the country's largest, have battled rising bad loans in recent years, a fight that has dampened credit growth and slowed a long-awaited economic revival. But Bhattacharya predicted better days ahead for the bank after a spike in sour debt in the last quarter due to a merger with five ...

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First Published: Fri, October 06 2017. 14:15 IST
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