Canara Bank Current Affairs - 2020

RBI approves Mega Bank Consolidation Plan

The Reserve Bank of India is to implement a merger plan of 10 state-run banks into 4 larger banks from April 1, 2020. The Amalgamation of the banks had been notified by the GoI earlier of March 2020. Amalgamation Plan According to the plan, the United Bank of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce are Read More…

Cabinet Approval: Mega Consolidation of Public Sector Banks

On March 4, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by Narendra Modi had approved mega consolidation of 10 Public Sector Banks. Highlights The mega merger is to come into effect from April 1, 2020. It includes amalgamation of United Bank of India and Oriental Bank of India into Punjab National Bank. Also, amalgamation of Syndicate Bank Read More…

EASE Index Report

The BCG-IBA report EASE Reforms for Public Sector Banks measures the performance of each PSB on 140 objective metrics across 6 themes. The 6 themes are: Customer Responsiveness: EASE for customer comfort Responsible Banking: Financial stability, governance for ensuring outcomes, and EASE for clean & commercially prudent business Credit Off-take: EASE for the borrower and Read More…

Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan: Canara Bank’s Brand ambassador

The public sector lender, Canara Bank announced cricketer Shikhar Dhawan as its brand ambassador. Objective: To gear up for the next phase of banking with a special focus on the country’s youth. Canara Bank is not the first public sector lender to name a cricketer as its brand ambassador. For example- Cricketer Rahul Dravid has Read More…

Canara Bank got license to open a branch in New York

To expand its global presence, the Canara Bank received a license from the US regulators to open a branch in New York. As stated by the Chairman and Managing Director of Canara Bank, R. K. Dubey, the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve approved the proposal of the bank to open a branch Read More…