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Govt likely to adopt Bank of Baroda-like model of merger for PSBs

The central government has to consult the RBI before formulating a plan for PSB merger

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Somesh Jha New Delhi
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in its second stint may not go for a mega merger of public sector banks (PSBs) — a plan which was mooted during recent deliberations on consolidation. 

Instead, the government may likely adopt the Bank of Baroda (BoB)-like model to merge two-three banks, people aware of the development said. 

Sources said that earlier this month the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor M K Jain had met Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Kumar and other finance ministry officials in Delhi to discuss the PSB merger plan informally. This was followed

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First Published: May 31 2019 | 12:02 AM IST

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