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A bank is a financial institution that accepts deposits from the public and creates a demand deposit while simultaneously making loans. Lending activities can be directly performed by the bank or indirectly through capital markets.
In India all BANKS must act under banking regulating act 1949
Types of Banks in India ;-
Our country's central bank is the Reserve Bank of India. Each country has a central bank that oversees all of the country's other financial institutions.
The central bank's principal role is to serve as the government's bank and to oversee and regulate the country's other banking institutions. The functions of a country's central bank are listed below:
· assisting other financial institutions
· Issuing money and enforcing monetary policies
· The financial system's supervisor
In other words, the country's central bank is also known as the banker's bank because it assists other banks in the country and runs the country's financial system under the supervision of the Government.
· These banks are governed by a law enacted by the state government. They provide short-term loans to agriculture and related industries.
· Cooperative banks' principal purpose is to enhance social welfare by providing low-interest loans.
· They are arranged in a three-tiered system.
· State Cooperative Banks, Tier 1 (State Level) (regulated by RBI, State Govt, NABARD)
· The RBI, the government, and the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) all contribute to the project's funding. After then, the money is allocated to the general population.
· These banks are subject to CRR and SLR concessions. (SLR: 25%, CRR: 3%)
· The state owns the company, and the senior management is chosen by the members.
· Central/District Cooperative Banks, Tier 2 (District Level)
· Tier 3 (Village Level) – Agriculture (Primary) Cooperative Banks
· The Banking Companies Act of 1956 established the company.
· They function on a commercial basis, with profit as their primary goal.
· They are owned by the government, state, or any private company and have a unified structure.
· They look after all sectors, from rural to urban.
· Unless the RBI directs otherwise, these banks do not charge concessional interest rates.
· These banks' primary source of funds is public deposits.
· Commercial banks are further classified into three types:
Public sector banks are those in which the government or the country's central bank owns the majority of the stock.
State Bank of India
Bank of Baroda
Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra
Central Bank of India
· Banks in the private sector are those in which a private entity, an individual, or a group of people owns the majority of the stock.
Catholic Syrian Bank
City Union Bank
Jammu and Kashmir Bank
Karur Vysya Bank
Lakshmi Vilas Bank
South Indian Bank
Tamilnad Mercantile Bank
Development Credit Bank (DCB Bank Ltd)
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Bandhan Bank of Bandhan
· Foreign Banks – This category includes banks with headquarters in other nations and branches in the United States.
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd.
National Australia Bank
Westpac Banking Corporation
Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait BSC
AB Bank Ltd.
DBS Bank Ltd.
United Overseas Bank Ltd
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
Standard Chartered Bank
There are over 40 Foreign Banks in India
· These are unique types of commercial banks that lend to agriculture and the rural economy at a reduced rate.
· RRBs were founded in 1975 and are governed by the 1976 Regional Rural Bank Act.
· RRBs are 50/50 joint ventures between the federal government and state governments (15%), as well as a commercial bank (35 percent ).
· Between 1987 and 2005, 196 RRBs were established.
· From 2005 forward, the government began merging RRBs, bringing the total number of RRBs to 82.
· A single RRB cannot open branches in more than three districts that are geographically connected.
· In India, it was first introduced in 1996.
· The private sector organizes these.
· Local Area Banks' primary goal is to make a profit.
· Local Area Banks are governed by the 1956 Companies Act.
· There are now just four Local Area Banks in existence, all of which are located in South India.
· Certain banks exist just to serve a certain purpose. Specialized banks are the name for several types of financial institutions. These are some of them:
· SIDBI (Small Industries Development Bank of India) - SIDBI can provide a loan for a small-scale enterprise or business. With the support of this bank, small businesses can get current technology and equipment.
· Export and Import Bank (EXIM Bank) - EXIM Bank stands for Export and Import Bank. This type of bank can provide loans or other financial help to foreign countries that are exporting or importing goods.
· NABARD (National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development) – People can resort to NABARD for any type of financial support for rural, handicraft, village, and agricultural development.
· Other specialist banks exist, each with a unique function to play in the financial development of the country.
This sort of bank, as the name implies, provides loans and financial help to micro industries, small farmers, and the unorganized sector of society. The country's central bank oversees these institutions.
The Reserve Bank of India conceptualized the payments bank, a newly developed form of banking. People who have a payment bank account can only deposit up to Rs.1,00,000/- and cannot apply for loans or credit cards through this account.
Payment banks provide services such as internet banking, mobile banking, ATM card issuance, and debit card issuance. The following is a list of our country's few payment banks:
· Airtel Payments Bank
· India Post Payments Bank
· Fino Payments Bank
· Jio Payments Bank
· Paytm Payments Bank
· NSDL Payments Bank
The full form of SBI is State Bank of India. SBI is a public sector financial institution and a multinational corporation. The bank holds 23 per cent of the market share in the banking sector in terms of asset base, and 25 per cent in deposit and loan divisions, enabling it to be India’s largest statutory banking and finance organization.
Indian government holds SBI and that’s SBI’s biggest shareholder with approximately 62 per cent holding or equity funds in SBI. It has over 24000 branch offices in India and about 200 offices in over 30 countries worldwide. Since about 31 March 2017, its assets were estimated at over USD 500 billion. The Indian banking sector had more than 20 per cent share of the market.
SBI offers diverse services in various sections
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