Bank credit growth to priority sector slows drastically

Bank credit growth to priority sector slows drastically

Most of priority sector loans are supposed to serve a social purpose and they are meant to ensure that credit flows to those sections of society whom the banks may otherwise neglect. Photo: AFP It’s not just lending to the beleaguered corporate sector that has slowed—bank credit growth to the priority sector too has fallen considerably in recent months. The priority sector includes lending to agriculture, lending to micro and small enterprises in the manufacturing and services sectors, education and low-cost housing loans, loans to the weaker sections of the…

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Whose Career Takes Priority? Decision-Making Strategies For Dual-Career Couples

Whose Career Takes Priority? Decision-Making Strategies For Dual-Career Couples

As a recruiter, I’ve seen many job offers fall apart over the significant other. For example, in a relocation, the candidate was willing to make the move but the partner nixed it. Even in an offer situation for the same city, a partner’s hesitation could derail the deal. A deal-breaker raised by the significant other was so common that one of my recruiting colleagues always included a dinner with the partner during the selling process. It makes sense that couples would include each other in their career decision-making. After all,…

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