Indian Bank Says Most Of Its Rs 1,800-crore Loan To IL&FS Is ‘good’


Indian Bank Says Most Of Its Rs 1,800-crore Loan To  IL&FS Is ‘good’

Indian Bank, which has lent over Rs 1,800 crore to Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS), on Friday said that most of its loans to the crisis-hit company were ‘good’.

“The bank’s exposure to IL&FS is Rs 1,809 crore. Out of the 10 loan accounts, six are for special purpose vehicles (SPV of IL&FS) whose revenues are ring-fenced with an escrow account,” Padmaja Chunduru, Managing Director and CEO, told reporters here.

She said that one account had turned bad three years ago and that the state-run lender had made necessary provisions.

One loan of Rs 172 crore slipped into the non-performing category recently. Read more

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