What is formal source of credit in India?

In India sources of credit can be categorized into formal and informal sources. Formal sources of credit consist of commercial banks, regional rural banks, cooperative credit societies etc. Informalsources of credit are friends and relatives, moneylenders etc. Today, India has over 32,000 ruralbranches of commercial banks and regional rural banks (RRBs), some 14,000 cooperative bank branches, 98,000 primary agricultural credit societies (PACS) (Basu and Srivastava, 2005).