Mangaluru, December 23 : During the trimester meet of the Lead Bank held on Tuesday, December 23rd, Seturaman Deputy General Manager of Lead Bank revealed that a total of 581 branches in Dakshina Kannada have marked business of Rs 47,326.04 crore by September end -2014.
Seturaman revealing the details said, as of September, 2014; deposits rose up by 17.40 per cent summing to Rs 30,324.84 crore.
With a view of providing a total loan of Rs 7,782 crore during the economic year 201415, banks have already distributed loan amount of Rs 4,134.86 crore. Lending to the agricultural sector stood at Rs. 1,212 crore, macro, micro and smallscale industries at Rs. 482.80 crore, education and housing at Rs 834.38 crore.
Seturaman said, as per the 2014 census, 1.64 lakh bank accounts have been opened after August 16th-2015, under the Prime Minister’s Jan Dhan Scheme.
Tulasi Maddineni, Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer, Laxmipathi- Assistant Chief Executive of RBI, Prasad-NABARD Assistant General Manager, Amarnath Hegde and others were present during the meet.