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Banks in India - Head quarters, Branches, Heads and Slogans

Published on Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Important questions asked about Public Sector banks in bank exams.

Reserve Bank of India (1935)

Head Quarter:              Mumbai
Governor:                     Dr.Raghu Ram Rajan
4 Deputy Governors:    Mr.Harun Rashid Khan, Mr.S.S. Mundra, Dr.Urjit R. Patel, Mr. R. Gandhi

It has 4 regional offices, 15 Branches and 5 sub-offices.

Functions:                     Formulates, implements and monitors the monetary policy, Regulates and supervise the financial system, Regulates and supervise the payment systems, Manages the Foreign Exchange, Issue Currency, Promotes national objectives, Short terms loans to Govt. under ways and means advances,
Inspections:                   Onsite thru CAMELS & CALCS and ofsite thru OSMOS, Nationalized in 1949, Established in 1935 by RBI Act 1934.

State Bank of India (1955)

Head Quarter:              Mumbai

It was the 1st Joint Stock Bank of British India, Bank of Bengl, Bank of Bombay and Bank of Madras amalamated on 27th Jan. 1921, Imperial Bank of India was converted into SBI in 1955, 7 subsidiary were added in the year 1959 State Bank of Saurastra was merged in 2008 and State Bank of Indore was merged in 2010, Now SBI is having 5 Associate Banks, It is 3rd largest employer in India after Coal India and TCS (among listed companies)

Chairman:                    Ms.Arundhati Bhattacharya
Slogans:                       Pure Banking nothing else, “With you – all the way”, and “A Bank of commonman”. ATMs more than 43000
Branches:                      more than 15143, 170 branches in 34 nations

Allahabad Bank (1865)

Head Quarter:              Kolkata

It is the oldest Joint Stock Bank of India

CMD:                            Mr.Rakesh Sethi
Slogan:                          A tradition of trust
Branches:                      more than 2500

Andhra Bank (1923)

Head Quarter:              Hyderabad

It is founded by freedom fighter Mr.B.P. Sitaramaya

Chairman:                    Mr.CVR Rajendran
Slogan:                         For all your needs
Branches:                     more than 1632

Bank of Baroda (1908)

Head Quarter:            Vadodara

It is founded by Maharaja of Baroda Sir Sayajrao Gaekwad – III

Chairman:                    S.S. Mundra
Slogan:                         India’s International Bank
Branches:                     more than 3409

Bank of India (1906)

Head Quarter:             Mumbai
Chairman:                    Mr.A.K. Mishra
Slogan:                         Rishton Ki Jamapunji
Branches:                     more than 3415

Bank of Maharashtra (1935)

Head Quarter:              Pune

It has larged number of branches by any public sector financial institute in Maharashtra.

Chairman:                     Mr.Narendra Singh
Slogan:                          One Family One Bank
Branches:                      more than 1375

Canara Bank (1906)

Head Quarter:              Bangalore

Canara bank acquired Lakshmi Commercial Bank in bid in 1985.

Chairman:                    Mr.R.K. Dubey
Slogan:                         Together we can
Branches:                     more than 3432

Central Bank of India (1911)

Head Quarter:              Mumbai
                                      Established in 1911
CMD:                           Mr.Rajeev Rishi
Branches:                     more than 4200

Corporation Bank (1906)

Head Quarter:              Mangalore
Chairman & MD:         Mr.S.R. Bansal
Slogan:                          India’s Most Customer Friendly Bank

Indian Bank (1907)

Head Quarter:             Chennai
Chairman:                    Mr.T.M.Bashin
Slogan:                         Your tech. friendly bank
Branches:                     more than 1500

Indian Overseas Bank (1937)

Head Quarter:             Chennai
Chairman:                    Mr.M. Narendra
Slogan:                         Good people to grow with
Branches:                     more than 1400

Oriental Bank of Commerce (1943)

Head Quarter:             New Delhi
Chairman:                    Nagesh Pydah
Slogan:                         Where evey individual is committed

Punjab & Sind Bank (1908)

Head Quarter:              New Delhi

Founding fathers are Bhai Vir Singh, Sir Sunder Singh Majithia, Sardar Tarlochan Singh.

Chairman:                    Jatinder Bir Singh
Slogan:                         Where service is way of life
Branches:                     more than 900

Punjab National Bank (1894)

Head Quarter:              New Delhi

It is Indigenous bank of India and 2nd largest Comm. Bank of India

Chairman:                    Mr.K.R. Kamath
Slogan:                         The name you can bank upon
Branches:                     more than 4500

Syndicate Bank (1925)

Head Quarter:             Manipal
Chairman:                    Mr.Sudhir Kr. Jain
Slogan:                         Faithful Friendly
Branches:                     more than 2650

UCO (United Commercial Bank) 1943

Head Quarter:             Kolkata
Chairman:                    Mr.Arun Kunal
Slogan:                         Trust and Excellence since 1904
Branches:                     more than 2000

Union Bank of India (1919)

Head Quarter:              Mumbai

Mahatama Gandhi inaugurated it.

CMD:                           Mr.Arun Tiwari
Slogan:                          Good people to bank with

United Bank of India (1950)

Head Quarter:             Kolkata
Chairman:                    Mr.Bhaskar sen
Slogan:                         The Bank That Begins With ‘U’
Branches:                     more than 1443

Vijaya Bank (1931)

Head Quarter:              Bangalore
CMD:                            Mr.V. Kannan
Slogan:                          A friend you can bank upon

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