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Finmin reviews PSBs' financial performance, progress on financial inclusion

The banks' performance was measured on parameters such as credit growth, asset quality and recoveries; they were also assessed on penetration of insurance schemes

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Nikunj Ohri New Delhi
The finance ministry reviewed the financial performance of public sector banks (PSB) and progress made by them on the Centre’s financial inclusion initiatives.

PSBs’ quarterly financial performance was reviewed based on broad parameters such as credit growth, asset quality, and recoveries made during the year, and their projections for the entire year. Their preparedness for advancing loans ahead of the festive season was also assessed.

Besides financial performance, efforts taken by PSBs towards financial inclusion, improving penetration of the Centre’s flagship insurance schemes, and saturation campaign of the PM Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) were also gauged.

Some of the PSBs

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First Published: Aug 30 2022 | 9:11 PM IST

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