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Bank on jobs as Bandhan, IDFC set up shop after RBI nod

DNMUM302313 | 4/3/2014 | Author : OP Thomas | WC :536 | Business & Economy

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Armed with an in-principle approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Mumbai-based infrastructure lender IDFC Ltd and Kolkata-based micro financier Bandhan Financial Services Pvt Ltd are all set to begin the process of rolling out new private banks.
Speaking to dna, Rajiv Lall, executive chairman of IDFC, said his company has plans to build a universal bank that will cater to the entire gamut of retail and wholesale banking business.
Vikram Limaye, managing director and CEO, said the bank would be headquartered in Mumbai and plans were already in place, but it was a bit premature to comment further.
The central bank has given both IDFC and Bandhan 18 months to set up their banks.
On the number of employees IDFC woul
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