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RBI has directed resolution of 12 accounts by December: Axis Bank

In a regulatory filing, Axis Bank says it has a total exposure of Rs 2,492 crore in these 12 accounts.

business Updated: Sep 01, 2017 17:31 IST
The Axis Bank stock closed 1.4% up at Rs 507.65 on BSE.
The Axis Bank stock closed 1.4% up at Rs 507.65 on BSE.(REUTERS)

Axis Bank on Friday said the Reserve Bank has asked it to finalise the resolution plan for 12 accounts by December 13, failing which insolvency proceedings will have to initiated against them.

In a regulatory filing, the private sector lender said it has a total exposure of Rs 2,492 crore in these 12 accounts.

Of this, total fund based outstanding of the bank was Rs 1,843 crore and non-fund based outstanding was Rs 649 crore.

“The Reserve Bank of India has issued directions in their communication dated August 28 advising banks to finalise and implement viable resolution plan in select accounts by December 13, 2017, failing which, insolvency proceedings should be initiated in all the accounts mentioned and accordingly mandated provisions should be made by March 31, 2018,” Axis Bank said.

It, however, did not disclose which companies were on the list.

It said around 75% of the outstanding was secured and the provision held for this outstanding was Rs 862 crore.

The Axis Bank stock closed 1.4% up at Rs 507.65 on BSE.