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I am building a bank for the long run: IDFC First Bank CEO V Vaidyanathan

IDFC First Bank CEO talks about the journey so far and the road ahead for the bank

Hamsini Karthik 

Having settled most of the merger-related issues, IDFC First Bank is well on its way to what it set out to be – the first-stop for both small entrepreneurs and consumers. It has built a stable current and savings accounts base quickly, and is to eschew lending to the infrastructure sector.

The bank’s managing director and chief executive officer, V Vaidyanathan, spoke to Hamsini Karthik, on the journey so far and the road ahead for the bank. Edited excerpts: It is almost a year since the merger of Capital First and IDFC Bank. How would you rate the progress of the merger so ...

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First Published: Tue, November 05 2019. 23:46 IST
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