Non-Performing Assets of Indian Commercial Banks: A Critical Evaluation


Affiliations

  • Brindavan College, Department of MBA, Bangalore, India

Abstract

The issue of Non-Performing Assets (NPA) in the banks is discussed. The magnitude and trend in NPA are studied for the 5 year period 2008-13, using a suitable classification of the banks. A critical evaluation of the reasons and a few recommendations are made which have positive practical implications.

Keywords

Asset Quality, Capital Adequacy Ratio, Development Envelopment Analysis, Doubtful Assets, Financial Intermediation, Financial Sector Reforms, Interest Rate Spread, Loan Servicing and Collateral, Loss Assets, Non-Performing Assets, Private Sector Banks.

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Newspaper

The Hindu dated July 20. 2014, pp. 6.


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