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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Finance
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES 

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1300
TO BE ANSWERED ON AUGUST 23, 2012 / 1, BHADRAPADA, 1934 (SAKA)
SHGs Financed by Public Sector Banks

 

1300. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR: 

Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:

(a)   the total number of women Self Help Groups (SHGs) financed by Public Sector Banks in Karnataka, bank-wise and district-wise;

(b)   in what manner these SHGs are functioning in the State and what is their NPA percentage; and

(c)    the other measures that Government and the Public Sector Banks propose to take to further promote the women SHGs in the State?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(SHRI NAMO NARAIN MEENA)

(a) to (c) : The functioning of SHGs in Karnataka are according to the extant guidelines of RBI/NABARD. The Bank-wise details of the Women SHGs in Karnataka State in respect of Public Sector Banks are given in Annexure.

In Karnataka State, the total loan outstanding as on 31 March 2011 against all SHGs linked with Public Sector Banks is amounting to Rs. 1,26,588.11 lakh, of which the amount of NPA is Rs. 3,494.88 lakh, which is 2.76% of the total outstanding.

NABARD is conducting capacity building/awareness programmes for all stakeholders, viz., bankers, NGOs, SHGs, and Government Officials in order to bring improvement in functioning of the groups. Government of India is implementing Women Self Help Group (WSHG) Scheme in 150 backward districts including Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected Districts in the Country. Two Districts of Karnataka State, viz., Chitradurga & Gulbarga are covered under the Scheme.

NABARD has set a target for promotion of 50,000 SHGs in the State in 2012-13.

Annexure:

 

(Position as on 31 March 2011)

(Rs. Lakh)

Sr. No.

 

Name of the  Bank

 

Women SHGs  in Karnataka

No. of

SHGs

loans Outstanding

1

Allahabad Bank

295

196.00

2

Andhra Bank

146

141.00

3

Bank of Baroda

356

423.82

4

Bank of India

797

961.57

5

Bank of Maharashtra

77

87.07

6

Canara Bank

13920

20676. 34

7

Central Bank of India

123

281.14

8

Corporation Bank

3543

3082.66

9

Dena  Bank

519

334.32

10

Indian  Bank

1201

1616.38

11

Indian Overseas Bank

1699

1983.00

12

Oriental  Bank of Commerce

11

25.09

13

Punjab & Sind Bank

2

1.37

14

Punjab National Bank

161

152.32

15

State Bank of Hyderabad

1187

871.42

16

State Bank of India

22312

21239.00

17

State Bank of Mysore

16787

39942.00

18

State Bank of Travancore

2

1.96

19

Syndicate Bank

8081

7640.95

20

UCO Bank

264

205.90

21

Union Bank of India

2826

3100.16

22

Vijaya Bank

6464

8845.48

Total

80773

111808.95

   (Source: Status of Micro Finance in India, 2010-11, NABARD, Mumbai)

District-wise data in respect of Public Sector Commercial Banks is not available with NABARD.