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Difference between money lenders and banks • Bank accepts deposits from public, funds so collected are lent

to needy customers against goods or securities or otherwise. Money Lenders advances his own funds and generally it does not receive public deposits. Bank pays interest on public deposits. Even if a money lender receives deposits, he has no obligation to pay uniform interest on the deposits. Bank deposits are withdrawn by cheques or orders in writing. It is not the case with money lender. Bank can borrow from other banks, market or RBI if required. Money lender generally would not borrow. Bank charges nominal interest rates to the borrowers. Money Lenders normally charges very high rate of interest to the borrowers. Bank are monitored and regulated by RBI. Money Lenders run their own show.

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Objectives of AlM It is a dynamic process of Planning, Organizing & Controlling of Assets & Liabilities- their volumes, mixes, maturities, yields and costs in order to maintain liquidity and NII. obJECTIVES An effective Asset Liability Management Technique aims to manage the volume, mix, maturity, rate sensitivity, quality and liquidity of assets and liabilities as a whole so as to attain a predetermined acceptable risk/reward ration.
In banking, asset and liability management is the practice of managing risks that arise due to mismatches between the assets and liabilities (debts and assets) of the bank. Banks face several risks such as the liquidity risk, interest rate risk, credit risk and operational risk. Asset Liability management (ALM) is a tool to manage interest rate risk and liquidity risk faced by banks, other financial services companies and corporations.

ALM is considered as an important tool for monitoring, measuring and managing the market risk of a bank.

It is aimed to stabilize short-term profits, long-term earnings and long-term substance of the bank. The parameters for stabilizing ALM system are:

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Net Interest Income (NII) Net Interest Margin (NIM) Economic Equity Ratio

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Different types of risk

Risk in a way can be defined as the chance or the probability of loss or damage. In the case of banks, these include credit risk, capital risk, market risk, interest rate risk and the liquidity risk. Since financial institutions like banks have complexities and frequent changes in their operating environments, these kind of risks require more focus. (A) Credit Risk: The risk of counter party failure to meet the payment obligations on the specific date is known as credit risk. Management of this risk is an important challenge for financial institution and failure on this front may lead to failure of banks. It is worthwhile to note that the willingness to pay, which is measured by the character of the party, and the ability to pay need not necessarily go together. In the countries like India, Contract enforcement is another important issue. Delays and loopholes in the legal system significantly affect the ability of the lender to enforce the contract. (B) Capital Risk: Maintenance of adequate capital on a continuous basis is one of the sound aspects of the banking practice. Capital adequacy also focuses on weighted average risk of lending and to that extent, banks are in a position to re-align their portfolios between more risky and less risky asset. (C) Market Risk: It is related to the financial condition, which results from adverse movement in market prices. The problem, in Indian context, is accentuated because many financial institutions acquire bonds and hold it till maturity. When there is a significant increase in the term structure of interest rates, or violent fluctuation in the rate structure, one finds substantial erosion of the value of the securities held. (D) Interest Rate Risk: Interest rate risk is the change in prices of bonds that could occur as a result of change in the rate of interest. It also consider change in impact on interest income due to change in interest rates. Banking industry in India has substantially more issues associated with interest rate risks, which is due to circumstances outside its control. This poses extra challenges to the banking

1934. with weights being the present values of cash flows. Similarly. Commercial Banks • Among the banking institutions in the organized sector. With each successive basis point movement downward. bond prices increases at an increasing rate. This property is called convexity. commanding utmost public confidence and having the lions share in the total banking operations. It can again be used to determine the sensivity of prices to change in interest rates. RBI in turn includes only those banks in this schedule which satisfy the criteria laid down vide section 42 (6) (a) of the Act. Today. ii) Duration: is the weighted average time of all cash flows. To a large extent. 1949.sector. iii) Convexity: Because of a change in market rates and passage of time. the rate of decline of bond prices declines. Scheduled banks in India constitute of those banks which have been included in the Second Schedule of RBI Act. duration may not remain constant. it is an outcome of mismatch in the maturity patterns of assets and liabilities. totally 27 banks constitute the strong public sector in Indian commercial banking. The commercial banking structure in India consists of 1) Scheduled Commercial Banks in India 2) Unscheduled Banks in India. Over the time Asset-Liability Managers have developed a number of different ways to quantify the risk being taken. • • • • . These include: i) Maturity: Since it takes into account only the timing of the final principal payment. “Non scheduled bank in India” means a banking company as defined in clause (c) of Section 5 of the Banking Regulation Act. the commercial banks are the oldest institutions having a wide network of branches. (E) Liquidity Risk: It is the potential inability to generate adequate cash to cope with a decline in deposits or increase in assets. if rate increase. maturity is considered as approximate measure of risk and in a sense does not quantify risk.

Sate Level: SFC. monitoring and inspecting the client banks. Rural Planning and Credit Cell of the Reserve Bank of India and Agriculture Refinance and Development Corporation. Scheduled Commercial Banks and Regional Rural Banks. • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) • NABARD came into existence on 12th July. 1982. The rural bank may establish its branches or agencies at any place within the notified area. NABARD’s refinance is available with to the State Land Development Banks. b) Bringing about or promoting institutional development and c) Evaluating. contributed by the Central Government and RBI in equal proportion.Different types of other banks THE REGIONAL RURAL BANKS RRBs were added to the Indian banking scene since October 1975. Industrial Banks • Industrial Banks are engaged in long term loans only for the procurement and placement of fixed assets. It is very closely linked with the commercial banks which has sponsored the proposal to establish it. National Level: IFCI. Its subscribed and paid-up capital is 100 crores. Cooperative Banks • The co-operative banks also perform the basic functions of banking. SIDC • • . State Cooperative Banks. IDBI. The Co-operative banks have been established under the Co-operative Societies Acts of different states. ICIC. but differ from the commercial banks in many respects as follows: The commercial banks have been organized either as joint stock companies under the Companies Act 1956. NABARD is entrusted with: • • • a) Providing refinance to lending institutions in rural areas. In discharging its role as a facilitator for rural prosperity. It took over the functions of the erstwhile Agriculture Credit Department.

• • How nationalised bank were re-organised • The nationalization of banks has restored harmony of interest and softened the intensity of booms and depressions. the Unit Trust of India etc. The second major attempt at nationalization of banking in India was made in 1955 which came to be known as State Bank of India. Nationalization of banks began with the passing of the Reserve Bank Act 1948. the branches of the public sector rose to approximately 800% in deposits in deposits and advances took a huge jump by 11. which became law on the 3rd September. economic and fiscal policies. It was thought desirable to nationalize the bank to ensure greater coordination of monetary. It is difficult for commercial banks to participate in the financing of long term requirements of the industry. • • • Examples • • • • • • • • Central Bank of India Bank of India Punjab National Bank Bank of Baroda United Commercial bank Dena Bank Canara Bank After the nationalization of banks in India. Some of the developments banks: State Finance Corporations. The Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation. which provide finance to those sectors of the economy to which commercial banks do not provide finance.000% . The Industrial Development Bank of India. it is not only desirable but also necessary to nationalize some important banking institutions to serve the larger interests of the nation. In a country which has embarked on economic planning based on a socialist pattern of society. 1948.DEVELOPMENT BANKS • Another important feature of the structure and organization of Indian Banking System is the establishment of many financial corporations.

Opportunities and availability of securities. Cheque should be medium of payments. To provide finance to neglected sectors of agriculture. Credit creation • Bankers are not merely purveyors of money but in an important sense. Removal of malpractice. they are manufacturers of money. Loans create deposits The function of modern commercial banks is not merely accepting deposits and granting loans but it goes further beyond of Creating money. Expansion of banking facilities. Leakages in the system Central Bank policy . distribution should take place through banking system. CRR Banking habits of people.Reasons • • • • Equitable distribution of economic power. • • Preconditions for Credit Creation • There should be certain conditions prevailing in the economy by which the credit creation activity will be effective – All economic activities such as production. There should be less dependence on cash transactions • • • • Limitations of Credit Creation • • • • • • • Deposits with Commercial Banks. Business condition. small scale industries etc. The banking habit among the people should be popular.

standing instructions is possible. Availability of internet banking . E banking is faster than traditional banking. Zero System. Better customer relationship. • Activities under ebanking • • • • • • • Pass book Entry. Quick remittance of funds. Simultaneous entry of transactions. Electronic Service. Better bank audit. Interbank transfer. More turnover of banking operations.Objectives of e-banking & Challenges of e-banking • It refers to electronic banking where in the entire operations are done by the customers through his computer system by using a code. Identification of customers signature. Home banking. Even the traditional functions like accepting deposits and granting of loans are done through the electronic media. intercity transfer. Benefits of E Banking • • • • • • • • There is reduction in the cost of banking operations. It helps the central bank to frame the monitory policies.

due to loss of card in intervening period. . depending upon the issuing bank and the card scheme.Money replacing plastic money – credit cards. the difference being that funds are immediately taken from the card holders account • Advantages • • • No need to carry cash. the credit cards are gaining popularity now a days. Since signatures are already on the cards. Annual Charges. Reduced cost. Enhanced Security. Just about every merchant accepts the debit card. • Credit Card is one of the delivery channels of banking services. Card holder has a period of interest free credit. Due to advancement of technology and easy accessibility to credit. Various Charges • • • • • Card issuance charges – Depends on the type of credit Card. Cards are issued to approved clients for purchase of goods or services from authorized merchant establishments on the credit guarantee of issuer of credit card. Benefits to the card Holder • They can purchase goods and services at a large number of merchant outlets upto the inbuilt credit limit without using cash or cheque. Late Payment Charges. debit cards. Frauds. Surrender Charges Debit cARD • A bank issued card that allows its user to access their funds for the purpose of paying for merchandise. forged signatures could cause a loss to card holders. Cash up to a ceiling credit limit is obtainable from the banks branches or ATMs • • Disadvantages to Card Holders • • • Often result in over spending. EMI Charges. etc. A Debit card acts like a credit card.

profits are likely to be under pressure. Unauthorized usage. The institution was established on 1 April 1935 during the British-Raj in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act. .. RBI role in controlling of commercial banks The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the central bank of India and controls the monetary policy of the country. Risk of overdrawing. All financial transaction in one roof. Fee based income can be increased through hawking of risk products like insurance. Profit/Revenue maximization. Related Functions. Banc assurance • • • • • Banks tie up with the Insurance Companies to sell Insurance products to their customers. Developmental role. Cross selling advantage. Manager of exchange control. Disadvantages • • • Chances of card getting stolen. Retain the customers. 1934 and plays an important part in the development strategy of the government.• Cheaper Mode of transactions. Main Functions • • • • • Monetary Authority. Bancassurance can be important source of revenue. With the increased competition and squeezing of interest rates spread. Issuer of currency.

including a leased asset. or  (c) when the stock statement is delayed for 3 months or renewal of limits does not take place or is delayed for 3 months (in case of exceptional cases it can be upto 6 months) even though outstanding balance is within the sanctioned limit / drawing power.  Sub-standard.NPA  An asset. and  (v) any amount to be received remains overdue for a period of more than 90 days in respect of other accounts. the following three categories are considered as NPAs : (a) Sub-standard Assets  (b) Doubtful Assets  (c) Loss Assets . some banks made additional provisions to adhere to the 90-day NPA  The loan accounts in Banks are classified into four categories. Doubtful and Loss Assets…     The concept of 'Out of order' for Cash Credit / Overdraft Accounts : An account is treated as 'out of order' (a) When the outstanding balance is more than drawing power or sanctioned limit. Out of these four categories. in respect of an overdraft/ cash Credit(OD/CC).  (i) interest and /or installment of principal remain overdue for a period of more than 90 days in respect of a Term Loan. becomes non-performing when it ceases to generate income for the bank.  (iv) interest and/ or installment of principal remains overdue for two harvest seasons but for a period not exceeding two half years in the case of an advance granted for agricultural purpose. or (b) When there are no credits continuously for six months or credits are not enough to cover the interest debited during the same period.  (iii) the bill remains overdue for a period of more than 90 days in the case of bills purchased and discounted.  The concept of "Overdue":  An amount is considered as overdue under any credit facility if it is not paid on the due date fixed by the bank  However.  (ii) the account remains 'out of order' for a period of more than 90 days.  A credit facility in respect of which the interest and/or instalment of principal has remained “past due” for a specified time.

cx=Banking company means any company which transacts the business of banking (5(i)(c) Transact banking business in India (5 (i) (e). Traditional banking to innovative banking. credit applications and other banking transactions through a mobile device such as a mobile phone. Directors etc (10) Paid up capital. lockers. SMS Banking) is a term used for performing balance checks.Difference between modern banking and conventional banking • • • • • • • • Introduction of social control/ nationalization of banks. account transactions. Banking Regulation Act The Banking Regulation Act was passed as the Banking Companies Act 1949. . Mass banking to Niche Banking. banking. Demand liabilities are the liabilities which must be met on demand and time liabilities means liabilities which are not demand liabilities (5(i)(f) For banking companies carrying on banking business in India to use at least one word bank. letter of credit. (8) Mobile banking Mobile banking (also known as M-Banking. drafts order or otherwise (5 (i) (b)). reserves and rules relating to these (11 & 12) Defines business a banking company may be engaged in like borrowing. Restrictions on business of certain kinds such as trading of goods etc. mortgages etc (6(1). payments. Prohibitions on employments like Chairman. Integral part of country’s economy. Security based lending to purpose based lending. Banking means accepting for the purpose of lending or investment of deposits of money from public repayable on demand or otherwise and withdrawable by cheque. Self interest to social cause perspective. Short term finance to development/need based finance. mbanking. traveller cheques. Financial Inclusion. banking company in its name (7).

1. .33% Loan sanction Loans and Advances A Banking company: o o Cannot grant any loans and advances on the security of its own shares. The asset must be ‘disposed’ of within 7 years of acquiring it. as well as 2 completed years and the accounting year for which it proposes to declare dividend 2. Payment of dividends The STACFR decided that the payments of dividends should shift from Quantum of Dividends to Dividend Payout-ratio. 3. o {STACFR: Standing Technical Advisory Committee on Financial Regulations} o (Dividend Payout ratio: The percentage of earnings paid to shareholders in dividends) o (Quantum of Dividend: Every share holder would get 2% of dividends. Any firm in which any of its directors is interested as partners.Non-Banking Assets: Non-Banking Assets are those assets which are procured by the bank incase there is a default in a loan. Pay Ratio shall not exceed 33. Due to fall in the value of the assets and deterioration. Any Company of which any of its Directors are interested in any matter. managers. but they must comply with the following: 1. The Div. made by a borrower. Banks should have a CRAR of 11% at least. Any of its directors 2. Net NPA should be less than 3% (NPA: Non-performing assets) 3. Employees or Guarantors. Cannot enter into any commitment for granting any loans or advances to or on behalf of the following persons.) Banks may declare dividends without prior approval of the RBI.

• Restructuring of Public Sector Banks • • • • • • Recapitalization Debt Recovery and Bankruptcy Partial Privatization Writing-Off of Bad Debts Setting up of an Asset Reconstruction Company Reduction of Operational Costs . asset classification. the burden of this directed lending practice has been gradually reduced by (1) expanding the definition of priority sector lending.000. The SLR was reduced gradually from 38. while the legal upper limit has stayed at 40% throughout the period • – Interest Rate Deregulation • • The Government started interest rate deregulation in 1992. • Adoption of Prudential Norms: • The RBI issued guidelines in 1992/93 on income recognition.5% in 1991 to 25% in October 1997.000. The remaining interest rate controls are savings deposit rates and lending rates up to Rs200.5% in December 2001. The SLR has remained at this rate until today.000.Recommendation by Narasimham committee Second wave of Liberalisation started with Narsimham Committee Recommendations – Reduction of the CRR and SLR • The CRR has declined gradually from 15% in 1991 to 5. and (2) liberalizing lending rates on advances in excess of Rs200. and provisioning. While the targets of 40% imposed on domestic banks and 32% on foreign banks have not changed during the reform period. This led to a complete liberalization of all term deposit rates and lending rates on advances in excess of Rs200.75% in November 2001 and to 5. • Reform of Priority Sector Lending • • Advances to the priority sectors should be reduced from 40% to 10%.

set a ceiling of 1% of total voting rights held by an individual shareholder as stipulated by the Banking Regulation Act of 1949.Deregulation of Branch Restrictions – The RBI changed its licensing policy in 1992 in order to provide banks with operational autonomy to rationalize their branch networks. In 1998/99. convert existing nonviable rural branches into satellite offices. The RBI approved six new private sector banks in 1994 The RBI granted an . The guidelines stated that a new bank needed to • • • maintain minimum paid-up capital of Rs1 billion. and open extension counters and administrative units without prior approval of the RBI. and use modern infrastructural facilities to provide good customer service • • • – In 1994. – – . open certain types of specialized branches. The RBI allowed banks to open branches freely. postpone setting up a subsidiary or mutual fund until at least three years after its establishment. approval to three local area banks. list its shares on stock principle. provided that a bank met the capital adequacy ratio of 8%. and had NPAs not exceeding 15% of total outstanding loans. as against the earlier stipulation of eight branches. old and new foreign banks were permitted to open up to 12 branches a year. spin off business of a branch. fulfill the priority sector lending requirement with modification allowed in the composition of such lending for an initial period of three years. – – Development in banking sector since 1993 – The RBI issued guidelines in 1993 governing the establishment of new private sector banks. the Banking Regulation Act of 1949 was amended in order to raise the ceiling of voting rights of an individual shareholder in a private bank from 1% to 10%. Banks were allowed to shift their existing branches within the same locality. earned a net profit for three consecutive years.

) . Current deposits. o (Demand Liabilities: Liabilities payable on demand. Savings deposits.) o (Timed Liabilities: Repayable after a specified period. Short term deposits.Why Banking Sector Reforms • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • High Regulated Sector Prevalence of High Reserve Requirements Interest Rate Controls Large Allocations to Priority Sector Poor Lending Strategies Lack of Internal Risk Management Low Yields on Government Securities Waiver of Loans on Political Grounds Lack of Competition High Cost of Operations Poor Customer Service Poor Loan Recovery Weak Capital Position Political Interference Lack of Institutional Autonomy Lack of Accountability in Banks Vague Reporting Formats Technology Deficiency Importance of CRR and SLR Cash Reserves  Every listed bank has to maintain a sum equal to at least 5% of its time and demand liabilities as cash Reserves with RBI. Fixed deposits.

Advances against shares for investments in Equity shares. Thus due to a increasing market. UTI.  Capital Market is very volatile and thus the 5% restriction. mortgagee or absolute owner.Statutory Liquidity Ratio  Other than the cash reserves. 3. NHB. Bonds & Debentures. gold and other unencumbered securities. EXIM bank. LIC. etc.)  (Pledgee and Mortgage is a bank who has accepted a security to secure its borrowings)  (A limit is put out for banks so that they don’t loose out heavily in a particular market)  But certain banks such as IFCI. IRBI. 2. Nor can it do it as a pledgee. NABARD. the government must govern by imposing the 30% rule. Units of equity-oriented Mutual funds.  (investments in shares is more risky as compared to other securities. Due to volatile financial markets. Investment of various funds in banks  No bank can own shares in another company exceeding 30% of the paid up share capital of that company. every banking company is suppose to maintain no less than 25% of it time and demand liabilities in cash. Direct investment in equity shares and convertible bonds and debentures. are all exempted from this limit.)  (Banks may tend to invest high amounts.  ( Limit is not kept on a number of prime institutions owned by the government. In India with RBI. Or the 30% of its own paid up share capital & reserves.  The ceiling of 5% would cover: 1.  A uniform margin of 40% prescribed on all shares advances/ financing of IPO’s and Guarantees. GIC. Mainly due to the fact that they are Development institutions and thus no limits as they raise funds from public)  A banks exposure to capital market in all forms has been restricted to 5% of the total outstanding loans and advances (including commercial papers) as on March 31st of the previous years. Secured and unsecured advances to stock brokers and also guarantees issued on behalf of Stock brokers. .

Entrepreneurs who are starting a business by providing goods or services that are non-existent in the market. Venture Capital: This is seed capital or start-up capital that is provided to upcoming entrepreneurs. Such as:  Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)  Financial Institutions  Banks  Private corporates  Subsidiaries joint venture  Others Investments in equity and equity like securities 1. Every public sector bank must promote at least one RRB. 3. Subsidiaries: These are investments in subsidiary companies which are set up by banks for secondary functions to that of the banking primary functions.  A minimum cash margin of 20% (within the margin of 40%) prescribed in respect of guarantees issued by banks for above types of advances. This is done only with top rated firms. and elevating them from poverty. Advances against shares: This is when shares are taken as a security against loans or advances. It is part of the Ministry of Grammena. Units of Equity oriented MFs. Whereas private banks cannot. 6. Equity: These are investments which have been made in the equity share market. SARFAESI Act of 2002  The SARFAESI act of 2002. SARFAESI: Security and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest. . This deals with new equity issues. The capital is then handled by a professional Funds Manager. 4. Funds are pooled in by a group of investors. 5. provide banks with the chance of recovering their NPA without court intervention. 2. who sees to it that the pooled funds are invested wisely. There are other ways for banks to invest in securities other than SLR. This is usually a high risk investment. Regional Rural Bank: These are investments in banks which perform function to help those in rural and developing areas.

are not applicable to be dealt with under this act. which consists of equity shares. minorities interest in equity and goodwill (to write of bad debts).  The total assets include Rupee assets as well as Foreign Currency assets.Tier 1 (capital) percentage. which is the ratio of the banks capital to its risk that is expressed in a percentage form. Enforcement of Security without the intervention of the Court  An amount that is less than Rs. Liquidity in terms of B/S schedule Liquidity of a company is its ability to pay off its short term debt or obligations. Items less than or equal to 1 year More than 1 year up to 3 years More than 3 years up to 5 years More than 5 years up to 7 years More than 7 years Foreign Currency assets should be matched up and disclosed. irredeemable preference shares. Asset Reconstruction 3. has to be disclosed.  Maturity pattern of assets should be matched with patterns of liabilities. Should be disclosed . The procedures laid down to manage the liabilities should be disclosed. 3.  Maturity pattern of foreign currency assets should match patterns of liabilities of: 1. 2. The act provides 3 methods in which NPAs can be recovered: 1.  CRAR. Disclosure Norms for banks balance sheet  The CRAR percentage.1 lakh. Securitization 2. or an amount that is less than 20% of the principal or interest. 4. 5.

2. banks are aggressively offering long term maturity loans. Challenges faced by Indian banks  Regulators such as RBI want banks to perform stress tests and scenario analysis of their liquidity risks. The main issue with this course of action is that the investments are not liquid at all times. This Low marginal difference between the two can put some customers off. Whereas. due to low interest rates on advances and lack credit growth.  Banks have resolved to investments in long-term government securities. 3. Also due to the decrease in interest rates. Due to the low interest rates for long term investments.77%. especially in corporate financing. customers have resorted to seeking other saving avenues such as Post Office Savings Deposits.  Main challenges faced by the banks in liquidity management are: 1. where as a deposit for 3 year maturity may have an interest of 8. FI 5%. subordinated debt instruments. There are a low number of maturity deposits in the bank due to shrinking of the difference in interests between short term investments and long term investments. which consists of balance under loan loss reserves.  The share holding pattern of the balance sheet has to be disclosed. Public 30%. Mutual Funds or Equity Investments. others 7%.Tier2 (capital) percentage. should be disclosed. This can lead to depletion in long term resources for the bank. the off balance sheet items are those that do not affect the total of the balance sheet. CRAR. The Regulators also want contingency (emergency or unforeseen) plans created.00%. . other institutions 18%. this is for the benefit of the shareholders. And Tier 1 capital should not exceed Tier2. in order to help the bank meet liquidity requirements in times of unforeseen events. Example: A deposit for 1 year maturity may have an interest rate of 7. The on balance sheet items are those that affect the total of the balance sheet. These on and off items must be dealt with separately according to its risk on the balance sheet.   The amount of subordinated debt raised and outstanding as tier 2 capital. Promoters 40%.

as in the case of Balance sheet. Discuss CAR Capital adequacy ratio is the ratio which determines the capacity of the bank in terms of meeting the time liabilities and other risks such as credit risk. thereby maintaining confidence in the banking system. P&L account is prepared normally at monthly intervals for exercising effective control over the expenditure against the budgeted amount under different heads as a part of MIS. Modern B/S and P&L The Profit & Loss account is always prepared for a particular period as against a Balance Sheet which is always struck as on a particular day (point of time). operational risk. Balance Sheet is compared to the snap shot of a running train as the composition. which can lead to the bank incurring a loss when the selling these securities. Banking regulators in most countries define and monitor CAR to protect depositors. It is also called as a statement of condition in US and is normally prepared on the last working day of the financial year. it can be prepared as on any given date also. commonly called a cashpoint. the customer is identified by inserting a plastic ATM card with a magnetic stripe or a plastic smart card with a chip. In fact. size and quality of assets undergoes change every moment. ATM An automated teller machine (ATM). Many a time. On most modern ATMs. Again. which protects the bank's depositors or other lenders. etc. In the most simple formulation. Balance sheet A Balance sheet is nothing but a statement of assets and liabilities of an individual or a business entity as on a particular date. that contains a unique card number and some security information such as an expiration date or CVVC (CVV).e. Government securities are subjected to price risk. Authentication is provided by the customer entering apersonal identification number (PIN). This account gives a clear picture of the income earned and expenditure incurred by a firm during a particular period and the net result ( i. . Many businesses do prepare the balance sheet at regular intervals to ascertain their financial position. Profit earned OR Loss incurred during that period). a bank's capital is the "cushion" for potential losses. It should be remembered that the qualitative aspects of the balance sheet are more important than the quantitative aspects of the balance sheet as the financial strength of any entity depends on the quality of the assets held by it..

Again. LIABILITIES Whatever a business owes to the outside world is known as Liability for the business. it may be renewed (at the same level. if we cannot express the value in monetary terms. with enhancement or at a reduced level) subject to the satisfaction of the Bank. the capital contributed by the proprietor or shareholders is also a form of liability because the business is different from the businessman who has promoted it as per sound accounting principles.g. The best example for this is a fountain pen worth Rs. it is expressed outside (off) the Balance Sheet. 3. to recognise the same as liability. Difference between cash credit and loan 1. Another important point to be noted is that whenever the value of the asset is relatively small.. but there is a likelihood of the same turning out to be a liability.250/. Cash-credit account is operable which means you can deposit and withdraw the money subject to certain conditions. thereafter. Loan account is non-operable ( this means you cannot withdraw the money you have deposited/repaid) 2. assets are always equal to liabilities. customer service rendered by the employees of a Bank). Assets are held by the individual or a business to derive income or satisfaction. this fact is shown as Contingent Liability to the outside world in the Balance sheet. . The asset is always valued in monetary terms (e.. It is expected of everyone going through the Balance Sheet to be vigilant and cautious and try to understand and analyse the Contingent Liabilities of a business and its likely impact on the future profitability and financial health of the concern. From the point of the business. as we have not yet passed any entries in our Books of Accounts. As we are adopting the double entry system of book-keeping. So. Accordingly.g. the same may be shown as an expenditure and debited to the P&L account and not treated as an asset. the same cannot be shown as an asset in the Balance Sheet (e.ASSET An asset is something that is useful or productive to the entrepreneur/business for a period of time (normally more than a year) known as the effective life time or life span of that asset. C/Cr is normally sanctioned for a period of One year. CONTINGENT LIABILITIES Whenever there are certain items (e.purchased for the business. Indian rupees in our country). you cannot treat an employee who is good for nothing (useless) as a liability in a Balance Sheet. expression in the form of monetary terms is required to be done..g. cases pending settlement in the Court of Law) which cannot be recognised as liabilities. However. The date of sanction and date of expiry of a Cash Credit account are very much relevant when identifying it as a performing asset or non-performing asset.

Online – Banking Online banking (or Internet banking) allows customers to conduct financial transactions on a secure website operated by their bank. A borrower enjoying C/Cr facility may be permitted to overdraw his C/Cr account whenever there are exigencies and the borrower requests the Banker to help him out to tide over the difficulties for a short period. The borrower is expected to remit his surplus cash to the account and withdraw/issue cheques as and when required to his suppliers. the rate per unit and the total value of the stocks being hypothecated/pledged to the Bank. There is no question of renewal. A C/cr account may become out-of-order in some cases. 5. but traditionally also have some that are application specific. The common features fall broadly into several categories . During the days of manual banking. 12. Loan account is closed once for all after the repayments are over. 16. at present the same facility is provided through Kissan Credit Cards. A C/Cr account is required to be reviewed by the Banker every now and then. 9. the summations were used as a tool to ensure the arithmetical accuracy of books of accounts maintained by the ledger keepers. 13. 15. Cash credit facility is provided for meeting the working capital requirements of businessmen/industrialists. Online banking solutions have many features and capabilities in common. a new loan account has to be put through. 8. 7. A stock statement is a statement containing the description. however. 6. A borrower enjoying C/Cr facility is expected to submit stock statements at regular intervals. The difference between DR and CR summations is the balance in the account as on the date. Whether a particular borrower is using the C/Cr facility is judged by the turnover in the account. quantity of the item held. Cash credit account is operated on the principle of limit sanctioned or drawing power is lower. The guiding principle for the Banker to value the stocks for arriving at the Drawing Power is Cost Price or Market Price whichever is lower. penal interest may be charged by the Bank.4. If stock statements are not submitted in time. The total of debit entries in a Cash Credit account during a given period is known as DEBIT SUMMATIONS and similarly. A C/Cr account becomes overdue on the expiry of the sanction period and the sanction limit becomes Zero. The interest debited to the Cash Credit account has to be repaid or remitted by the borrower (C/Cr account holder) in cash so as to make the account a Performing Asset. Agricultural Cash credit is provided to agriculturists to enable them to raise crops. if you have to purchase another asset. the total of credit transactions during the same period is called as credit summations. Such review is a must before renewal 14. 10. 11.

wire transfer. new account.g. the banks should not charge and take to income account interest on any (a) Interest on advances against term deposits. browsing. performing a financial transaction such as an account to account transfer. such as repayments of enrollments  Non-transactional (e. KVPs and Life policies may be taken to income account on the due date.g. including bill payments and telegraphic/wire transfers Funds transfers between a customer's own transactional account and savings accounts Investment purchase or sale Loan applications and transactions. Internationally income from non-performing assets (NPA) is not recognised on accrual basis but is booked as income only when it is actually received. provided adequate margin is available in the accounts. online statements. Voting rights of shareholders Annual Report Schedule I Advantages of CBS Types of Investment in B/S . cheque links. Transactional (e. apply for a loan.. etc. chat)    Viewing recent transactions Downloading bank statements.)     Payments to third parties. (b) Fees and commissions earned by the banks as a result of re-negotiations or rescheduling of outstanding debts should be recognised on an accrual basis over the period of time covered by the re-negotiated or rescheduled extension of credit. Therefore. NSCs. IVPs. for example in PDF format Viewing images of paid cheques    Financial Institution Administration Management of multiple users having varying levels of authority Transaction approval process Important sources of income for bank RBI guidelines provide that the the policy of income recognition in Banks has to be objective and based on the record of recovery. paying a bill..

CPG in banking sector Retail Banking and its Advantages Different types of schedule 13 & 14 & 16 Benefits of computerisation Imaginary B/S and P&L P&L Appropriation A/c .