Cost Efficiency of Merged Commercial Banks in India: An Empirical Analysis
The Rapid advances in computer and Communication technology have led to the development of new banks
services and financial instruments. Therefore, the economies of world have experienced a revolutionary change in the
environment of banking sector. The competition among the bank at domestic and global level has increased and it has
compelled the banking industry to improve their efficiency and productivity. Moreover, the government and policy makers
have adopted various policies and measure out of which consolidation of banks emerged as one of the most preferable
strategy. The present research paper attempts to know the effect of mergers and acquisitions on the cost efficiency of merged
commercial banks in India.