Set upwards inwards 2013, the Bharatiya Mahila Bank was considered to last a pet projection of the congress government. Its inauguration was attended past times the in addition to then UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. In the concluding 3 years since BMB was established, it has extended loans of Rs 192 crores to women borrowers, piece the SBI grouping has provided loans of nearly Rs 46,000 crore to women borrowers.
With over 20,000 branches in addition to the lowest toll of funds alongside banks, SBI has a full workforce of unopen to 2 lakh employees of which 22% are women. Bharatiya Mahila Bank had a loan majority worth Rs620 crore in addition to deposit base of operations worth Rs927 crore at the terminate of March 2016.
The SBI is already inwards the procedure of amalgamating its v associate banks. The authorities on 23 Feb announced that 1st Apr volition last the tape engagement for the merger of SBI with v of its associate banks – State Bank of Bikaner in addition to Jaipur, State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Travancore, State Bank of Hyderabad in addition to State Bank of Patiala. All the shares of these associate banks would cease to be every bit private entities in addition to would stand upwards transferred to SBI.
The RBI on Mon said that all branches of associate banks volition immediately piece of occupation every bit branches of SBI.After the merger with its associate banks, SBI is laid to last alongside the acme fifty large banks of the world. SBI was ranked 52 inwards the basis inwards damage of assets inwards 2015, according to Bloomberg, in addition to a merger volition encounter it interruption into the acme 50.