19th December 2020, Kathmandu
The banking sector in Nepal has shown major progress. With the passing time, all the financial institutions are evolving and growing all over Nepal. The banks are trying to reach the people with their facilities and services not just in urban areas but even in rural areas.
Now, we can see many opportunities for the banking sector in Nepal. In the past, many opportunities were missed due to political instability and many other reasons. Now as the things are getting into place, more opportunities are developing for the banking sector.
Here, we will discuss some of the opportunities for the banking sector in Nepal. Now, let’s get started.
Opportunities for Banking Sector in Nepal
Increasing investment potential
Political parties have also made economic development, prosperity, or economy the main agenda.
Economic development requires investment and a conducive environment for investment. One is the institutes that invest in the country and the other is the financial institutions. If the investment climate is to be ensured and economic prosperity is truly desired, there is ample potential for investment in Nepal.
As the capital market has not developed well in Nepal, the banking sector is the main basis of the country’s development. If the demand increases and the investment area of banks and financial institutions also increases, there are ample possibilities. If the government manages to mobilize the private sector while maintaining political stability, the time has come for opportunities for the banking sector to grow.
The government is promoting the rural banking concept all over the country. The banks and financial institutions are encouraged to establish their branches in the rural areas too.
With the vision to provide banking facilities and services to the people of rural areas of Nepal, this concept has been brought into action. Still, the majority of the people in rural areas do not have a bank account and are deprived of banking facilities. The banks in rural areas help people to save their money and mobilize them in an effective way.
In the past few years, the banks in Nepal have shown drastic technological development. Technology has become the backbone of every department in the bank. They have come up with facilities like e-banking, mobile banking, mobile apps, etc. to help their clients in every possible way.
The number of working of the population has increased rapidly and it’s still in the growing form. This increase in the working population increases disposable income. To invest their money, or to safely deposit, the customers have increased their interest in banking products. This shows the emerging opportunities of banking sectors in Nepal.