Non-food credit growth slipped to a decadal low of 14% in FY13, below the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) projection of 16%. Lower disbursements to industry and agriculture weighed on credit growth. Credit to industry slowed to 15.7% in FY13 from over 20% in previous fiscal due to policy hurdles which affected mining, quarrying, petroleum, coal, nuclear fuels and infrastructure sectors. Credit to agriculture sector grew at 8% compared with 13.3% the previous year...read more

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