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.
30 May 2015
SBI 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.
24 Oct 2016
RBI: Over Rs.85,000 crore pitched as default payments
Last month, an RBI report revealed that 57 loan borrowers defaulted in payments that exceeded Rs.85,000 crore.
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.
The court also stated that if the bar is lowered to below Rs.500 crore, the default amount would exceed Rs.1 lakh crore.
05 Nov 2016
SBI's top 100 wilful defaulters
Reports stated that India's top state-owned bank, SBI's top 100 wilful defaulters defaulted in payments that was pitched to be more than 60% of the bank's total money.