Strong growth in savings amid rising disposable income levels are the major factors influencing
deposit growth in the Indian Banking Sector. During FY06–17, deposits grew at a CAGR of
12.03 per cent and reached 1.54 trillion by FY171.
ICRA estimates that credit growth in India’s banking sector was at 7-8 per cent in FY 2017-18.
As per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India’s banking sector is sufficiently capitalised and
well-regulated. Post-demonetization the Banking industry has performed well. The financial and
economic conditions in the country are far superior to any other country in the world. Credit,
market and liquidity risk studies suggest that Indian banks are generally resilient and have
withstood the global downturn well not to mention their Non-performing Assets.
The digital payments system in India has evolved the most when compared to the other
developed countries and is making great strides.
In August 2017, Global rating agency Moody's announced that its outlook for the Indian banking
system was stable.
Total banking assets in India is expected to cross US$ 28.5 trillion in FY25.