Government of India
Ministry of: Finance

RAJYA SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO 20

TO BE ANSWERED ON 19.07.2016
Action Against Wilful Defaulters of PSBs

20. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar 

Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state: -

a) the number of wilful defaulters declared by the Public Sector Banks(PSBs) owing more than Rs. 25 lakhs in debt in the last three years;

b) the details thereof, year-wise;

c) the number of FIRs filed against the wilful defaulters by the Public Sector Banks in the last three years, year-wise data; and

d) the conviction rate of the wilful defaulters in the last three years and the amount recovered by the PSBs from the wilful defaulters?

Answer
FINANCE MINISTER 

 

(a) to (d): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.

STATEMENT AS REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARAs (A) TO (D) OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. *20 FOR ANSWER ON 19th JULY, 2016 / ASHADHA 28, 1938 (SAKA) REGARDING ACTION AGAINST WILFUL DEFAULTERS OF PSBs BY SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR.

(a) to (d): The details of wilful defaulters in case of loans for Rs. 25 lakhs and above including outstanding amount, number of cases in which FIRs have been filed, conviction rate and recovery as reported by Public sector Banks (PSBs) are given as under:

                                                                                                                                         (Rs. In crore)

Financial Year

Wilful Defaulters

FIRs filed

Conviction Rare during the year (%)

Recovery during the year

No.

Amount.

No.

Amount

No.

Amount

2013-14

6,336

45,731

887

9,176

1.44%

781

1,839

2014-15

7,031

59,656

1,325

15,157

1.45%

844

1,532

2015-16

8,167

76,685

1,724

21,509

1.14%

1,650

3,498