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8 PSU banks backed with Government infusion of Rs 13,955 crore

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In the month of July government proposed a recapitialisation plan which aims to induct 70,000 crore in PSU banks to boost their capital base and help to meet credit demand and international standards.

Government infuses Rs 13,955 crore capital into  PSU banks


Now eight public sector banks have allotted equity shares on preferential basis to the government in lieu of capital infusion of Rs 13,955 crore.




State Bank of India (SBI)19,65,59,390Rs5,392.99
Bank of India (BOI)12,70,04,655Rs2,455
Punjab National Bank (PNB)10,90,40,543Rs 1,732
Canara Bank2,77,94,083Rs947
Corporation Bank15,66,00,000Rs857
Dena BankRs 407
Andhra BankRs 378
Bank of Baroda (BOB)9,26,63,692Rs1,785.99
  • Out of total layout of Rs70, 000 crores Rs 25,000 crore each is set against 2015-16 and 2016-17 and Rs 10,000 crore each in 2017-18 and 2018-19.
  • As per Government estimation there will be a capital requirement of Rs 1.80 lakh crore for PSU banks over four years and to keep this at par banks will have to raise Rs 1.10 lakh crore from the market.
  • Apart from these 8 banks there 5 more PSU banks which are in requirement of capital infusion this fiscal include IDBI (Rs 2,229 crore), Indian Overseas Bank (Rs 2,009 crore), Union Bank of India (Rs 1,080 crore), Bank of Maharashtra (Rs 394 crore) and Allahabad Bank (Rs 283 crore) which are expected to infused during last quarter of 2015-16.