Arundhati Bhattacharya

When British Airways made ex-SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya sleep on carpet

When British Airways made ex-SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya sleep on carpet

The emergency landing of a Mumbai-London British Airways flight in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, led to ordeal for all passengers. And among the passengers was former State Bank of India chief Arundhati Bhattacharya.

Dec 13, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
New boss of SBI promises to tackle bad debt, seize opportunities

New boss of SBI promises to tackle bad debt, seize opportunities

Rajnish Kumar said SBI had tackled issues that came as a result of that deal and asset quality numbers would "look much better than in the past". 

Oct 05, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
Rajnish Kumar appointed new SBI chairman

Rajnish Kumar appointed new SBI chairman

He will succeed Arundhati Bhattacharya, who is at present serving her one-year extension, that ends on Friday.

Oct 04, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
Telecom sector under stress: SBI chief

Telecom sector under stress: SBI chief

She said this when asked whether TRAI's decision to reduce the IUC charges would affect incumbent operators like Vodafone, Airtel and Idea which were already feeling the heat of Reliance Jio's disruptive move.

Sep 23, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
Financial inclusion providing the entire range of banking services: SBI chairman

Financial inclusion providing the entire range of banking services: SBI chairman

Bhattacharya said the presence of these platforms has actually reduced the cost of transactions to probably the lowest anywhere in the world.

Sep 21, 2017, 15:32 PM IST

In India NPA is viewed as criminal: Bhattacharya

With the Indian banking industry bearing the brunt of huge NPAs waiting for resolution, State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya on Tuesday said that NPA is treated as criminal in the country.

Jul 11, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
State Bank to put more retail products on digital space

State Bank to put more retail products on digital space

Relating to the corporate side, the bank was looking at value-additions using platforms to bring together the buyer and sellers and use analytics to find out who is producing what, she said at a FICCI session here.

 

Jul 11, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
SBI in Nepal launches digital village

SBI in Nepal launches digital village

The State Bank of India has launched a digital village initiative in Nepal by installing a cash recycling centre.

Jul 09, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
SBI says 'future ready' with transaction speed of 15,000 per sec

SBI says 'future ready' with transaction speed of 15,000 per sec

SBI has attained the speed of 15,000 transactions per second as against the current utilisation of only 4,600/second, and is "future ready", the country's largest lender told its shareholders.

Jun 07, 2017, 20:27 PM IST
Bad debt situation not that grim, recovery hopes intact: SBI

Bad debt situation not that grim, recovery hopes intact: SBI

About 16.6 percent of loans to corporates - or about 8.4 percent of the GDP - had been declared non-performing, according to Credit Suisse.

May 06, 2017, 13:30 PM IST

SBI unveils new branding after merger of 6 entities

State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday unveiled its new brand identity, designed to position the bank as technology savvy, modern and ready to meet financial needs of all.

Apr 05, 2017, 22:18 PM IST
SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya among Fortune's 50 greatest leaders of the world

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya among Fortune's 50 greatest leaders of the world

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya and Indian-origin physician Raj Panjabi have been named by Fortune magazine among the world's 50 greatest leaders who are transforming the world and inspiring others to do the same.

Mar 23, 2017, 21:19 PM IST
Repair rural household economy to sustain growth: SBI chief

Repair rural household economy to sustain growth: SBI chief

Calling for focussing on farm sector growth to sustain higher overall growth, the State Bank of India on Friday said revival in credit demand will stay low until the balance sheets of the rural households are repaired.

Mar 17, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
SBI justifies penalty on non-maintenance of minimum balance in savings a/c; says need money to bear Jan Dhan costs

SBI justifies penalty on non-maintenance of minimum balance in savings a/c; says need money to bear Jan Dhan costs

Facing a backlash for levying penalty on non-maintenance of minimum balance in accounts, SBI on Wednesday justified its move saying the bank needs to impose some charges to balance the "burden" of managing a large number of no-frills Jan Dhan accounts.

Mar 08, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
Note ban: SBI chief says situation will normalise by February-end

Note ban: SBI chief says situation will normalise by February-end

State Bank of India Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya today said the prevailing situation arising out of demonetisation will get normalised by end-February, emphasising the need to promote digitisation of economy.

Jan 10, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
SBI pushes merger of 5 associate banks, BMB to next fiscal

SBI pushes merger of 5 associate banks, BMB to next fiscal

State Bank chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya today hinted that the mega merger of its five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) could be pushed to the next financial year as it is still awaiting the government notification on the move.

Jan 02, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
See normalcy in banking system by February-end: SBI Chairperson

See normalcy in banking system by February-end: SBI Chairperson

After a New Year gift of 0.9 percentage point cut in lending rates, State Bank of India (SBI) Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya on Monday said she saw normalcy return to the banking system by end-February or March, with uptake in credit growth.

Jan 02, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal restrictions likely to continue beyond December 30

Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal restrictions likely to continue beyond December 30

Since RBI and printing presses are unable to keep pace with the demand of new currency notes, restrictions on withdrawal of cash from banks and ATMs may likely to continue beyond December 30 

Dec 25, 2016, 15:47 PM IST
Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal limit deadline may be extended beyond December 30, says SBI Chairman

Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal limit deadline may be extended beyond December 30, says SBI Chairman

Even as the window for depositing demonetised notes ends on December 30, the restrictions on cash withdrawal from banks and automated teller machines (ATMs) are expected to continue for a little longer.

Dec 23, 2016, 09:52 AM IST
SBI to calibrate 1,000 ATMs for Rs 2,000 currency notes by Monday: Arundhati Bhattacharya

SBI to calibrate 1,000 ATMs for Rs 2,000 currency notes by Monday: Arundhati Bhattacharya

State Bank of India (SBI) expects to calibrate 1,000 of its ATMs for Rs 2,000 currency notes by Monday night, its Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya said on Sunday.

Nov 13, 2016, 20:17 PM IST