“Non-Performing Assets” or simply “bad loans” rose by 38% or by `35424 crore in the first 6 months of FY 14. On 31st March, 2013 NPA were `93,109 crore which rose to `1,28,553 crore as on 30th September, 2013. Source: A study by NPAsoucre.com. It keeps on swallowing the larger chunks of our budget. The UPA government allocated `11,200 crore to Public Sector Banks in the interim budget but the current budget didn’t spell out the amount ear marked for 2014-15.