What Is The Role Of State Bank OF Pakistan In Economic Development?

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Anonymous Profile
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The state bank or central bank of pakistan can play very important role in economic development, if they manage properly
1-monitoring and fiscal policies
2-monopoly on note issue
3-public debt management
4-financial advisor
5-bankers bank
6-remittances facilities
9-foreign exchange
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Nouman Umar answered
The State bank was established on July 1, 1948. Since its establishment besides performing its traditional functions, it is undertaking a number of developmental and promotional functions in the best interest of the country. These functions in the past were regarded outside the purview of the central bank. The main developmental and promotional functions in brief are as under:Traditional functions: The state bank of Pakistan was originally established to perform the traditional functions of central bank of a country, monopoly of note issue, acting as a banker to the government, controller of credit, functioning lender of the last resorts.

Building up a sound banking system: For rapid economic development of a country the building up a sound financial system is necessary. The State Bank of Pakistan immediately after its establishment in 1948 took up this task. The start was made with establishment of national bank of Pakistan. Since then the total number of domestic scheduled banks has increased to eight thousand. These banks are playing a prominent role in the mobilization of savings in rural and urban areas of the country.

Credit targets: The State Bank of Pakistan gives targets to commercial banks for providing loans in the field of agriculture, industry, housing every year. The prescribing of credit targets for these priority sectors has greatly helped in raising productions.
amber Jhon Profile
amber Jhon answered
State bank can play a very important role in the economic development of Pakistan because it is responsible for conducting monetary policy in Pakistan.  Monetary policy controls money supply and also determines price level. This inflation control can impact employment in Pakistan and hence it impacts the economic growth in the country. Economic development of Pakistan is also possible because state bank also maintains the stability of the national currency and improves trade balance by impacting positively on exports.
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Lily James answered

State Bank of Pakistan is central bank of Pakistan. Its head quarters are located in Karachi and Islamabad.

State Bank of Pakistan plays a very important role in the economic development of Pakistan. It is responsible for carrying out the monetary and credit policy of the government. It regulates the volume and direction of credit flow to different users and sectors. Apart from these activities it is also involved in
  • Banking Sector Supervision in Pakistan
  • Micro Finance
  • Remittance Facilities in Pakistan
  • Opening of Foreign Currency Accounts with Banks in Pakistan under new
    scheme.
  • Handbook of Corporate Governance
  • Guidelines on Risk Management
  • Guidelines on Commercial Paper
  • Guidelines on Securitization
  • SBP.Scheme for Agricultural Financing
  • State Bank’s Shariah Board Approves Essentials and Model Agreements for
    Islamic Modes of Financing
  • Procedure For Submitting Claims With Sbp In Respect of Unclaimed Deposits
    Surrendered By Banks/Dfis.
  • Banking Sector Supervision in Pakistan


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Anonymous answered
Central bank is like the life blood of any nation

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