BoB to sell NPA a/cs to recover Rs597 crore

BoB to sell NPA a/cs to recover Rs597 crore

The e-auction of 46 NPA a/cs will take place on June 21.

New Delhi, June 9

State-owned Bank of Baroda (BoB) will conduct an e-auction of as many as 46 NPA accounts later this month to recover dues of Rs 597.41 crore.

The lender, in a notification, said it intends to sell these NPA accounts to asset reconstruction companies (ARCs)/banks/NBFCs or other financial institutions (FIs) on 100% cash basis, for which the e-auction will take place on June 21, 2021.

The major NPA accounts put up for sale include Meena Jewels Export & Meena Jewellers Export (Rs 60.76 crore); Crystal Cable Industries (Rs 57.49 crore); JR Foods Ltd (Rs 41.60 crore); Shree Raghuvanshi Fibres (Rs 27.38 crore); Kaneri Agro Industries (Rs 24.69 crore); Man Tubinox (Rs 24.28 crore) and Aryans Educational and Charitable Trust (Rs 20.79 crore).

The last date for submission of expression of interest is June 19, the bank said, adding the completion of due diligence will take place on the same day.

“E-bidding timings will be from 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM with unlimited extension of 5 minutes in case the amount is increased by the bidders. The incremental amount shall be in multiple of Rs 10 lakh,” Bank of Baroda said.

With respect to Chennai-based Rahima Leather Exports against which there is an outstanding of Rs 9.13 crore, Bank of Baroda said it has received an ECGC claim of Rs 1.18 crore. — PTI


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