With restrictions imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic easing and economic activity seeing a gradual improvement, the demand for personal loans is on an upward trajectory. Housing, vehicle, credit card and personal loans for the salaried too have seen a rebound in July. Home loans grew 12.3 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) and stood at around Rs 13.48 trillion at the end of July, data released by the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) showed.
Personal loans increased 11.2 per cent y-o-y on an overall basis to end the month at Rs 25.31 trillion. The month-on-month (m-o-m) improvement of 1.6 per cent in the total personal loan disbursals in July was the highest since February and was better than the marginal improvement of 0.5 per cent seen in June.
Salaried drive personal loan