Structure of Banking In India(IBPS & SBI Exam Oriented)
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Structure of Banking In India
At the time of independence Indian banking system was not sound. There were hundreds of small banks under unscrupulous managements. Hence, in 1949 two major actions were taken which were very important from the point of view of structural reforms in the banking sector.
First, the Banking Regulation Act was passed. It gave extensive regulatory powers to Reserve Bank of India over the commercial banks. Another development of no less importance was the nationalization of the RBI. These two major developments in the immediate Post-Independence period proved to be the turning points in India�s commercial banking.
Indian banking system comprises of both organized and unorganized banks. Unorganized banking includes indigenous bankers and village money-lenders. Organized banking includes Reserve Bank of India, Commercial Banks, (including Foreign Banks), Development Banks, Exim Bank, Co-operative Banks, Regional Rural Banks, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Land Development Banks etc.