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Efficiency and Profitability in Indian Public Sector Banks

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  • Ruchi Trehan
  • Niti Soni
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    Significance of appraising the efficiency of banking industry has become more of a necessity than a luxury in the modern world of financial services as it makes it possible to separate those banks that performed well from those that performed poorly. The present study attempts to analyze the operating efficiency and its relationship with profitability, in the public sector banking industry in India. The analysis of the relationship between the group status and technical efficiency shows that 1) the banks affiliated to the SBI group are more efficient than nationalized banks and 2) the difference in the efficiency levels of these two groups is statistically significant.

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    Article provided by IUP Publications in its journal The IUP Journal of Bank Management.

    Volume (Year): II (2003)
    Issue (Month): 4 (November)
    Pages: 73-82

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    Handle: RePEc:icf:icfjbm:v:02:y:2003:i:4:p:73-82
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