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MFIs’ Q2 loan portfolio grows 47%

MFIs’ Q2 loan portfolio grows 47%
The GLP of the all MFIs (Microfinance Institutions) stood at Rs 19,560 crore during the same quarter last year.

According to the latest MFIN MicroMeter, 10 largest Microfinance Institutions in terms of GLP account for 75 per cent of the total industry loan portfolio.

"As of September 30, 2014, MFIs reached over 27.9 million clients. Compared to Q2 FY13-14, clients grew by 23 per cent. State level distribution of clients mirrors the distribution in terms of GLP. Tamil Nadu and West Bengal are top states in terms of number of clients. Average loan outstanding per client, on a Pan India basis is Rs 10,339," the report said. Microfinance Institutions have a network of 10,214 branches with over 48,000 loan officers across 32 states and Union Territories.

Branches of MFIs grew by 8 per cent when compared to Q2 FY13-14. West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra are top states in terms of number of branches while Maharashtra, MP, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Karnataka have the highest concentration of MFIs, it said. During Q2 of FY15, MFIs disbursed over 7.9 million loans worth Rs 12,530 crore. The number of loans disbursed grew by 35 per cent when compared to Q2 of FY14, while loan amount disbursed grew by 61 per cent.

The average loan amount disbursed per account stood at Rs 15,858. Top ten MFIs in terms of disbursements account for 77 per cent of total disbursements, it further said.

"Portfolio of MFIs is now more evenly distributed across various regions in the country. Share of south region in the GLP is 32 per cent, east 27 per cent, north 21 per cent and west at 20 per cent. Top five top states - West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh - account for 59 per cent of GLP," it further said.

During Q2 of FY15, MFIs received Rs 10,584 crore in debt funding from banks and other financial institutions representing 172 per cent growth against Q2 of FY14.

The report stated that 72 per cent of the funding came from banks and rest from other financial institutions (FIs).

Securitisation of MFIs' portfolio decreased by 40 per cent in the second quarter of the current year when compared to the same quarter of last fiscal.
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