Rs 15,888 Crore Provided for Capitalization of Public Sector Banks/RRBS and Other Financial Institutions

A provision of Rs 15,888 crore has been kept in the Union Budget 2012-13 for Capitalization of Public Sector Banks, Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) and other Financial Institutions including NABARD. Making the announcement during his Budget Speech in the LokSabha today, the Union Finance Minister ShriPranab Mukherjee said that government was also considering the possibility of creating a financial holding company which will raise resources to meet the Capital requirements of Public Sector Banks.

17 March 2012