SBI: Vindhyavasini Group's default payments cross Rs.1,000 crore

07 Nov 2016 | By Sneha Johny
Rs.1,000 crore: Vindhyavasini Group's defaulted payment

India's largest public-sector bank, SBI, revealed that Mumbai-based Vindhyavasini Group has defaulted in payments of over Rs.1,000 crore to the bank.

The report stated that all directors and promoters of the company are not traceable.

The company's six associate subsidiaries are all wilful defaulters, according to reports.

The Debt Recovery Tribunal has issued a notice to all the directors from leaving India without permission.

In context: Rs.1,000 crore: Vindhyavasini Group's defaulted payment

30 May 2015SBI tops bad debts' chart

Last year, data from the Credit Information Bureau showed that there was a massive jump in the number of wilful defaulters in the country.

Wilful defaulters are those borrowers who have the capacity to repay, but default in payments.

The figures compiled showed an increase of 90% last year.

Reports stated that SBI had the highest list of wilful defaulters, with Rs.10,711 crore due.

SBI files case against Vindhyavasini Group, others

With nearly Rs.455 crore due from Vindhyavasini Steel Group, SBI filed charges against the rogue borrower last year. Apart from Vindhyavasini Group, the bank also filed cases against Zenith Birla and JB Diamond.
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The Supreme Court had earlier asked the RBI to submit a report of those borrowers who had defaulted in payments of over Rs.500 crore.

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07 Nov 2016SBI: Vindhyavasini Group's default payments cross Rs.1,000 crore

MisdeedsSBI's report reveals serious offences

Reports showed that the promoters, Vijay R. Prasad Gupta and Ajay R. Prasad Gupta, are absconding and the companies have not filed their balance sheet since 2010.

In 2013, the company's accounts fell to non-performing assets for the bank.

A forensic audit study held by accounting firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu showed that the company had diverted funds and the reports indicated serious offences.