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Headquarters of Public and Private Banks in India – Complete List

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DayTodayGK has prepared a list of Headquarters of Public sector and Private Sector Banks in India.

It is very important to know about the Headquarters of each Bank. Questions from this topic has appeared in many competitive exams in Banking Awareness Category.

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Head Quarters of Public and Private Banks in India

 Headquarters of Public Sector Banks

S No Bank Name Headquarters
1. Allahabad Bank Kolkata
2. Andhra Bank Hyderabad
3. Bank of Baroda Vadodara
4. Bank of India Mumbai
5. Bank of Maharashtra Pune
6. Bharatiya Mahila Bank New Delhi
7. Canara Bank Bangalore
8. Central Bank of India Mumbai
9. Corporation Bank Mangalore
10. Dena Bank Mumbai
11. IDBI Bank Mumbai
12. Indian Bank Chennai
13. Indian Overseas Bank Chennai
14. Oriental Bank of Commerce Gurugram
15. Punjab National Bank New Delhi
16. Punjab & Sind Bank New Delhi
17. Syndicate Bank Manipal
18. UCO Bank Kolkata
19. Union Bank of India Mumbai
20. United Bank of India Kolkata
21. Vijaya Bank Bangalore

Headquarters of State Bank of India and its Associate Banks 

S No Bank Name Headquarters
1. State Bank of India Mumbai
2. State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur Rajasthan
3. State Bank of Hyderabad Hyderabad
4. State Bank of Mysore Bangalore
5. State Bank of Patiala Punjab
6. State Bank of Travancore Thiruvananthapuram

Headquarters of Private Banks in India

S No Bank Name Headquarters
1. Axis Bank Mumbai
2. Bandhan Bank Kolkata
3. Catholic Syrian Bank Thrissur
4. City Union Bank Tamil Nadu
5. Dhanlaxmi Bank Thrissur
6. Federal Bank Kerala
7. HDFC Bank Mumbai
8. ICICI Bank Mumbai
9. IDFC Bank Mumbai
10. IndusInd Bank Mumbai
11. Jammu and Kashmir Bank Srinagar
12. Karnataka Bank Mangalore
13. Karur Vysya Bank Tamil Nadu
14. Kotak Mahindra Bank Mumbai
15. Lakshmi Vilas Bank Tamil Nadu
16. Nainital Bank Uttarakhand
17. RBL Bank Kolhapur
18. South Indian Bank Thrissur
19. Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Tamil Nadu
20. Yes Bank Mumbai

Some Interesting Facts:

  • Sir Osborne Smith was the first Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, CD Deshmukh was the first Indian Governor of RBI.
  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was established in 1935 and Nationalized in 1949.
  • The first bank of limited liability managed by Indians was Oudh Commercial Bank founded in 1881.
  • Bank of Hindustan in 1770 is the first bank set up in India
  • The first presidency of SBI was established in Kolkata in 1806 during the British Raj and was named as Bank of Bengal.
  • In 1921, these three SBI branches were made to merge to form ‘Imperial Bank of India’.
  • The largest bank – Imperial Bank of India – was nationalised in 1955 and rechristened as State Bank of India (SBI), followed by formation of its 7 Associate Banks in 1959.
  • The Government of India issued an ordinance on 19 July 1969 acquiring ownership and control of 14 major banks in the country. Six more commercial banks were nationalised from 15 April 1980.
  • Bank of India is the first Indian Bank to open overseas branch. It established a branch in London in 1946.
  • Allahabad Bank is the oldest existing public sector bank in India.
  •  State Bank of India is the first joint stock Bank of British India
  • Central Bank of India is first Bank to introduce Credit Card in India
  • Allahabad Bank is the First Joint Stock Bank of India
  • Comptoire d’Escompte de Paris of France in 1860 is the first Foreign Bank in India
  • Savings account system in India was started by Presidency Bank, in 1833.
  • ICICI Bank was the first Bank to provide Mobile ATM.
  • Cheque system was first introduced by Bengal Bank which was established in 1784.
  • ICICI Bank was the first Indian Bank to provide internet banking facility.
  • Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) introduced first time ATM in India in 1987, Mumbai.
  • NPCI launched the first Gramin bank ATM card with the Kashi Gomti Samyut Gramin Bank in association with Union Bank of India in Varanasi. The card is called RuPay Gramin Card.
  • India’s first non-bank owned ATM opens in Maharashtra, Private sector lender Federal Bank announced its tie-up with Tata Communications Payment Solutions Ltd as the sponsor bank to deploy White Label ATMs
  • Punjab National Bank is the first Indian bank started with Indian capital /indigenous Bank of India
  • John Mathai was first chairman of State Bank of India
  • Arundhati Bhattacharya is the first women chairperson of State Bank of India.
  • India’s first “talking” Automated Teller Machine (ATM) launched by Union Bank of India (UBI) for visually impaired was launched in Ahmedabad (Gujarat).
  • Syndicate Bank started the first Regional Rural Bank name Prathama Grameen Bank

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