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Public sector banks merger: Modi govt to announce big bang plan soon

Finance ministry has called a meeting with chief executives of ten public sector banks on Friday

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Arup RoychoudhurySomesh Jha New Delhi
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has readied its mega plan for merging multiple set of public sector banks (PSB) and is set to make an announcement anytime soon, according to multiple sources.

The department of financial services in the finance ministry has called a meeting with chief executives of ten public sector banks, which are seen as top contenders for merger, on Friday.

The banks invited for consultations on Friday are: Union Bank of India, Canara Bank, Punjab National Bank, United Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, United Bank, Allahabad Bank, Corporation Bank, Syndicate Bank and Andhra Bank.

“The PSB

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First Published: Aug 30 2019 | 12:18 PM IST

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