The co-lending framework of the Reserve Bank of India provides a tool for the Banks and NBFCs/HFCs to collaborate, leverage on their respective strengths to provide affordable solution to the unserved and underserved sections of the society.
Agreement was signed in presence of Shri. Kalyan Kumar, Shri. Binod Kumar, Shri. M. Paramasivam, Executive Directors, Shri. Sunil Kumar Chugh, Chief General Manager from Punjab National Bank and Shri Rishi Anand, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Shri. DK Tripathi, Executive Vice Chairman from Aadhaar Housing Finance Ltd.
About Punjab National Bank
Punjab National Bank (PNB), India’s first Swadeshi Bank, commenced its operations on April 12, 1895.
DOMESTIC BRANCH NETWORK - As at the end of September 2022, Bank has total 43,451 delivery channels with a network of 10,038 domestic branches, 2 International branches, 12,966 ATMs & 20,447 Business Correspondents.
BUSINESS PERFORMANCE - PNB is the second largest Public Sector Bank (PSB) in the country. The bank continues to maintain its forte in low-cost CASA deposits with a share of 44.91%. Bank’s focus has been on qualitative business growth, recovery and arresting fresh slippages.
PRIORITY SECTOR LENDING – PNB has constantly been achieving national goals and targets allocated under flagship schemes of the nation for upliftment and employment of targeted groups.