Saturday, November 12, 2011

Nepal SBI Bank Ltd. (NSBL) - Introduction

Nepal SBI Bank Ltd. (NSBL) is the first Indo-Nepal joint venture in the financial sector sponsored by three institutional promoters, namely State Bank of India(SBI), Employees Provident Fund(EPF)and Agricultural Development Bank Ltd.(ADBL)through a Memorandum of Understanding signed on 17th July 1992. NSBL was incorporated as a public limited company at the Office of the Company Registrar on April 28, 1993 under Regn. No. 17-049/50 with an Authorized Capital of Rs.12 Crores and was licensed by Nepal Rastra Bank on July 6, 1993 under license No. NRB/l.Pa./7/2049/50. NSBL commenced operation with effect from July 7, 1993 with one full-fledged office at Durbar Marg, Kathmandu with 18 staff members. The staff strength has since increased to 511. Under the Banks & Financial Institutions Act, 2063, Nepal Rastra Bank granted fresh license to NSBL classifying it as an "A" class licensed institution on April 26, 2006 under license No. NRB/I.Pra.Ka.7/062/63. The Authorized,Issued and Paid-Up Capitals have been increased to Rs. 200 Crores,Rs. 186.93 Crores and Rs. 186.93 Crores, respectively. In terms of the Techhnical Services Agreement concluded between SBI and the Bank, SBI provides management support to the bank through its 3 expatriate officers including Managing Director who is also the CEO of the Bank. A core management team viz. Central Management Committee (CENMAC) consisting of the Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant General Manager(Credit) oversees the overall banking operations in the Bank. ADBL divested its stake in the Bank by selling its entire 5% promoter shares to SBI on 14th June, 2009. Consequently,the Bank's corporate status has undergone change from its previous status as a Joint-venture Bank to a Foreign Subsidiary Bank of SBI.Presently fifty five percent of the total share capital of the Bank is held by the SBI, fifteen percent is held by the EPF and thirty percent is held by the general public

Name of Bank : Nepal SBI BANK LTD.
Street Address : Corporate Office, Hattisar, Kathmandu
Tel. No. : 4435516, 4435613
Fax No. : 4435612
Email Address :
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