Central Bank of India (Marathi: सेंट्रल बँक ऑफ इंडिया), a government-owned bank, is one of the oldest and largest commercial banks in India. It is based in Mumbai. The bank has 3,563 branches and 270 extension counters across 27 Indian states and three Union Territories.
MR.M.V TANKSALE has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of state-run Central Bank of India as on 2 March 2009. To improve the Bank's capital adequacy ratio and enable it to support the credit requirements of the productive sectors of the economy, the Centre has recently decided to infuse Rs 1,400 crore in the Bank. Under the proposed capital infusion plan, Central Bank of India will get Rs 700 crore by this month-end, while the balance amount will be made available to the Bank in next fiscal.
Central bank of India is one of 18 Public Sector banks in India to get recapitalisation finance from the government over the next 24 months. The infusion of funds will improve the financial health of the banks as their capital adequacy ratio (CAR) will be raised more than desired level of 12 percent. The increase in CAR of the banks will also enable them to lend more money. The CAR of Central Bank of India was less than 12 percent as on 30 June... Read More