The coronavirus had hurt demand in the economy, affecting credit demand, said the bankers. Banks
to have be careful (in granting credit) in "tumultuous times", said Chaudhry.
The bankers were unanimous in their view that the RBI's loan moratorium should not be a criteria to judge their balance sheet. "Everyday people are withdrawing from the option," said Rakesh Sharma of IDBI Bank.
"Economy activity has definitely started. In another six odd months, things will be back reasonably, may be to 90-95%," said V Vaidyanathan, CEO, IDFC First.
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