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List of Major Financial Institutions in India

14-JUL-2016 13:23

    There are so many financial companies established in India to absorb the saving of household sector. Government mobilizes this small saving in the economy through these financial institutions. These major and small institutions play the same role in the economy as the blood in the human body. Some examples of these financial institutions are RBI, SEBI, IDBI, EXIM Bank and Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (ECGC).

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    Microfinance Institutions in India

    Structure of Banking Sector in India

    Establishment Years of Major Financial Institutions in India


    • Imperial Bank of India


    • Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

    April 1, 1935

    • Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI)


    • State Bank of India

    July 1, 1955

    • Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation India Ltd.(ICICI)


    • Life insurance corporation of India (LIC)


    • Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (ECGC)

     30 July 1957

    • Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)


    • General Insurance Corporation (GIC)


    • Regional Rural Banks

     Oct. 2, 1975

    • Housing development and finance Corporation Ltd (HDFC)


    • EXIM Bank

     January 1, 1982

    • IRBI( now it is called IIBIL since march 1997)

     March 20,1985

    • Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction


    • Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

     April 12, 1988

    • National Housing Bank

     July 1988

    •  Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)


    • Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited


    • Rural Infrastructure and Development Fund (RIDF)

     April 1, 1995

    • Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC)

     Jan.31, 1997

    • Unit Trust of India

     Feb.1, 2003

    • Bifurcation of UTI (UTI-i & UTI-ii)

     Feb. 2003

    • Indian Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL)

     April, 2006

    •  National Payments Corporation of India





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