Karnataka Bank’s 2011-12 net profit Rs. 246.07 crore up by 20.26%
Recommends dividend of 35%
Mangalore based premier Private Sector Bank, Karnataka Bank Ltd. has posted a net profit Rs. 246.07 crore for the year ended 2011-12 as against
Rs. 204.61 crore at 31.03.2011 showing an increase of 20.26%.
The business turnover of the Bank has touched Rs. 52329 crore registering a growth rate of 17.11% on a year-on-year basis. The deposits of the Bank grew from Rs. 27,336 crore to Rs. 31608 crore (15.63% increase) and advances grew from Rs. 17,348 crore to Rs. 20721 crore (19.44% increase).
The gross income of the bank has increased from Rs. 2663 crore to Rs. 3447 crore recording a growth rate of 29.47%. The operating profit of the Bank has increased from Rs. 355 crore to Rs. 510 crore showing a growth rate of 43.60%. The net Interest Income has increased by 21.47% on a year-on-year basis to Rs. 744 crore from Rs. 612 crore.
The capital adequacy ratio of the Bank stood at 12.84% (under Basel II) as at the end of March 2012. The Board has recommended dividend of 35%.
Bank which has its presence in 20 States and 2 Union territories of the Country
is one of the LEADING Private Sector Bank which has crossed the land mark of
500 branches. As on 31-03-2012 Bank is
having 503 branches and 352 ATMs. All
the branches have been networked under core banking solution covering 100% of
business. In line with national
priority, the Bank has opened financial inclusion branches at Kairangala and Horanadu and
provided banking facilities through B C Model (Business correspondents) to 69
hither to unbanked villages. Bank has
also sponsored Financial Literacy and Credit Counseling Centre at
The Bank has plans to open 50 more new branches and 100 more new ATMs by March 2013. The Bank which is tech savvy is keen on upgrading its technology-driven offerings from time to time to meet the varying needs and demands of its clients. The Bank has introduced a slew of new products such as Point of Sale (POS) terminal facility, Gift Card and Travel Card. The Bank has strategic tie-up with M/s Way2wealth Brokers Pvt. Ltd. For providing Online Trading facility. The Bank proposes to introduce ASBA in addition to mobile banking to its customers during the current financial year.
The Bank is eying business turnover of Rs. 65000 crore for the year 2012-13 comprising of deposit of Rs. 39000 crore and advances of Rs. 26000 crore.
The Bank in its quest to aim at accelerated growth, has recently entrusted the business process re-engineering exercise to M/s KPMG Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd.
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