SBI with the largest volume of net NPAs rejected 20% of the RTI applications during 2014-2015.
GN Bureau | March 30, 2016
The proportion of rejection of RTI applications was quite high in banks that had reported large volumes of net non-performing assets (NPAs) in 2014-15. Indian Overseas Bank, Bank of Baroda and Canara Bank, which had reported net NPAs ranging more than Rs 8,000 crores, rejected around one third to almost half of the RTI applications in 2014-15. The State Bank of India with the largest volume of net NPAs amongst the 24 public sector banks (PSBs) rejected 20% of the RTI applications during this period.
|Name of the bank||Increase in RTI application (in %) in 2014-15|
|State Bank of Hyderabad||41.59|
|State Bank of Patiala||30.64|
|Punjab and Sind Bank||25.30|
|Name of the bank||Decline in RTI applications (2014-15) in %|
|Bank of Maharashtra||22|
|State Bank of Travancore||19.30|
|Central Bank of India||17.17|
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