National Accounts

Number of Banks and Financial Institutions

(by mid July)

Banks and Financial Institutuins 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015*
Commercial Banks 27 27 31 32 31 30 30
Development Banks 63 71 88 88 86 84 81
Finance Companies 77 79 80 70 59 53 52
Micro-finance Institutions 15 18 21 24 31 33 35
Licensed Cooperatives (Limited Banking Transactions) 16 15 16 16 16 15 16
Licensed NGO's (Limited Banking Transactions) 45 45 38 36 31 29 27
Insurance Company 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Employees Provident Fund 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Citizen Investment Trust 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Postal Savings Bank 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Offices of Postal Saving Bank 117 117 117 117 117 117 117

* By mid April

Source: Nepal Rastra Bank