The provision coverage ratio of the PSBs, a measure of health that captures amounts set aside to cover bad loans, has improved to 86.9% at the end of March 2022 from 46% at the end of March 2015. The state-run banks have recovered ₹5.17 lakh crore in non-performing assets (NPAs) and ₹1.24 lakh crore in written-off accounts since FY15.
The public sector banks (PSBs) have recovered ₹6.42 lakh crore of non-performing loans and written-off loans since FY15 and filed suits against 98.5% of wilful defaulters, data available with the government showed.
Over FY16 to FY21, the government has infused ₹3.36 lakh crore of capital in PSBs while the banks themselves have raised an additional ₹2.99 lakh crore from the markets.
Source: Economic Times