The credit system in banking grew by 5.73 percent to Rs 105.04 lakh crore while the deposits rose by 11.34 percent to Rs 145.92 lakh crore in just a fortnight, which ended on December 4, the data as compiled and showed by the RBI. In just a fortnight, which ended by December 6, 2019, the bank’s ability to provide credit had stood at Rs 99.35 lakh crore and the deposits at Rs 131.06 lakh crore. In the previous fortnight, which ended by November 20, the credibility of the bank rose by 5.82 percent to Rs 104.34 lakh crore and deposits by 10.89 percent to Rs to Rs 143.70 lakh crore. During October, the credit growth decelerated to 5.6 percent for the expenses on non-food items as compared to an improvement of 8.3 percent in the identical month of the last year.
The growth in loans to agriculture and associated activities also accelerated to 7.4 percent during the month from an advancement rate of 7.1 percent in the previous year. Credit to industry chartered by 1.7 percent in October 2020 as correlated with a 3.4 percent improvement in October 2019. Even improvement was seen in the loans provided to the service sector motivated to 9.5 percent in October 2020 from 6.5 percent in the similar month of the last year. During the month, the personal loans reported a negative growth of 9.3 percent in comparison with a 17.2 percent improvement in October 2019.