I’d written about this before, but felt it important to bring up again.
According to the Reserve Bank of India’s Guidelines on Fair Practices Code for Lenders, Banks and Financial Institutions should convey in writing the main reason(s) which, in the opinion of the Bank or Financial Institution have led to rejection of the loan applications for all categories of loans irrespective of any threshold limits, including credit card applications.
We (my brother-in-law and I) once had a manager at the local State Bank of Mysore branch give us an once-over and simply shake his head when we’d been there to enquire about an education loan. Prior to that, a lady at the teller had said that “approving loans was at the manager’s discretion.” I so wish I had a print of this circular with me then.
What’s your experience been?
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