August 2023 \ Business & Investment \ Business and Governance
Indian Bank logs Rs 1,708 crore Q1 profit

Chennai: With an all-round increase in revenues and a drastic reduction in provisions for loan loss, the government-owned Indian Bank in July said it had closed the first quarter with a net profit of Rs 1,708.83 crore. In a regulatory filing, the Indian Bank said it closed Q1FY24 with a total income of Rs 14,758.99 crore (against Q1FY23’s Rs 11,758.29 crore) and a net profit of Rs 1,708.83 crore (Rs 1,213.44 crore).

For the period under review, Indian Bank’s provision for non-performing assets (NPA) came down to Rs 929 crore from Rs 2,002.15 crore provided during previous year’s corresponding period.

Total provisions for Q1FY24 was Rs 1,740.64 crore - including for NPA - down from the previous year corresponding period figure of Rs 2, 218.93 crore. As on June 30, 2023, the bank’s gross NPA (GNPA) stood at Rs 26,226.92 crore (Rs 34,573.34 crore on June 30, 2022) and the net NPA at Rs 3,197.55 crore (Rs 8,470.72 crore).