Non-Performing Assets of Public and Private Sector Banks

1970 Words Mar 14th, 2011 8 Pages
Non-Performing Assets of Public and Private Sector Banks The quality of Indian banks’ assets is likely to deteriorate over the next two years. This will be driven by the slowdown in the economy, and by the aging of loans made in recent years. The NPAs are considered as an important parameter to judge the performance and financial health of banks. The level of NPAs is one of the drivers of financial stability and growth of the banking sector. The Financial companies and institutions are nowadays facing a major problem of managing the Non Performing Assets (NPAs) as these assets are proving to become a major setback for the growth of the economy. NPAs in simple words may be defined as the borrower does not pay principal and …show more content…
These groups of people should be identified and proper measures should be taken in order to get back the money extended to them as advances and loans.
-Natural Calamities
This is the measure factor, which is creating alarming rise in NPAs of the PSBs. every now and then India is hit by major natural calamities thus making the borrowers unable to pay back there loans. Thus the bank has to make large amount of provisions in order to compensate those loans, hence end up the fiscal with a reduced profit.
- Industrial Sickness
Improper project handling , ineffective management , lack of adequate resources , lack of advance technology , day to day changing govt. Policies give birth to industrial sickness. Hence the banks that finance those industries ultimately end up with a low recovery of their loans reducing their profit and liquidity.
- Lack of Demand
Entrepreneurs in India could not foresee their product demand and starts production which ultimately piles up their product thus making them unable to pay back the money they borrow to operate these activities. The banks recover the amount by selling of their assets, which covers a minimum label. Thus the banks record the non recovered part as NPAs and has to make provision for it.
-Change on Govt. Policies
With every new govt. banking sector gets new policies for its operation. Thus it has to cope with the changing principles
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