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Date : Jun 22, 2007
Basic Statistical Returns of Scheduled Commercial Banks in India – Volume-35, March 2006

The Basic Statistical Returns of Scheduled Commercial banks in India – Volume-35, March 2006 is available for sale. The Department of Statistical Analysis and Computer Services of Reserve Bank of India brings out this publication annually. The Volume, thirty-fifth in the series, presents comprehensive data on Number of Offices, Employees, Deposits and Credit based on Basic Statistical Returns in respect of the offices of the scheduled commercial banks in India as at end-March 2006. The Volume is divided into five different Sections providing credit and deposit data of scheduled commercial banks with reference to various classificatory characteristics. Section 1 presents general information on commercial banking as also the summary data on deposits and credit at all-India and State level. Section 2 gives State/District-wise distribution of deposits and outstanding credit classified according to population groups and bank groups. Data on deposits by type of deposits are presented in Section 3. Classification of outstanding credit according to different categories such as size of credit limit, rate of interest, type of organisation, type of account, bank group, State and population group, etc. are given in Section 4. In Section 5, these are further classified according to occupation of borrower. District and occupation-wise distribution of outstanding credit is also given in the final section.

The publication also contains CD-ROM. Index/search allows easy navigation. The tables are in MS Excel formats, which are easy to download/copy.

The publication is priced as below:

Inland :

i) Rs.280/- (Normal)
ii) Rs.320/- (inclusive of Postage)

Abroad :

i) US $ 60 (Inclusive of Courier Charges)

ii) US 25 (Inclusive of Registered Airmail Charges)

The copies of publication are available in the Sales Section (DRRP), Amar Building (Ground floor), P.M.Road, Reserve Bank of India, Department of Economic Analysis and Policy, Fort, Mumbai-400001. Order for purchase can be placed with the Director, Division of Reports, Reviews and Publications, Department of Economic Analysis and Policy, Reserve Bank of India, Amar Building (Sixth Floor) P.M.Road, Fort, Mumbai-400001 on payment through D.D./Cheque/Pay Order drawn in favour of Reserve Bank of India, payable at Mumbai only. The publication is also available at the Reserve Bank's Website on the Internet at

Alpana Killawala
Chief General Manager

Press Release : 2006-2007/1772

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