Which Bank First Introduced : Facts


»  Bank of Baroda has the maximum number of overseas branches
»  Capital market regulator is – SEBI
»  CRR, SLR, Repo Rate, Reverse Repo rate are decide by RBI
»  First bank established in India- Bank of Hindustan in 1770
»  First Bank to introduce ATM in India- HSBC in1987, Mumbai
»  First bank to introduce cheque system in India- Bengal Bank in 1833
»  First bank to introduce credit card in India- Central Bank of India
»  First bank to introduce internet banking- ICICI bank
»  First bank to introduce mutual fund- State Bank of India
»  First bank to introduce savings account in India- Presidency Bank in 1833
»  First governor of RBI- Mr.Osborne Smith
»  First India bank started solely with Indian capital investment is PNB (Punjab National Bank)
»  First Indian bank got ISO- Canara Bank
»  First Indian bank to open branch outside India i.e. London in 1946- Bank of India
»  First Indian Governor of RBI- Mr. C D Deshmukh
»  First RRB named Prathama Grameen Bank was started by- Syndicate Bank
»  Founder of Punjab National Bank is Lala Lajpat Rai
»  India’s First Financial Archive has been set up at – Kolkata
»  Largest Commercial bank in India – State Bank of India
»  Largest Foreign bank in India – Standard Chartered Bank
»  Largest Private sector bank in India – ICICI Bank
»  Largest Public sector bank in India – SBI
»  Maximum money transfer limit through RTGS: No Limit
»  Minimum & Maximum money transfer limit through NEFT: No Limit
»  Minimum money transfer limit through RTGS: 2 Lakhs
»  NABARD was established in – July, 1982
»  Oldest bank in India originated in the Bank of Calcutta in June 1806 which was still in existence – State Bank of India


»  Open market operations are carried out by – RBI
»  Reserve bank of India (RBI) was instituted in 1935
»  Savings banks interest rates, fixed deposit interest rates, Loan Rates etc. are decided by individual banks
»  SBI holds the second position with maximum number of overseas branches
»  Second bank: General Bank of India, 1786
»  State Bank of India merged with three banks namely Bank of Bengal, Bank of Bombay and Bank of Madras in 1921 to form the Imperial bank of India which was converted as State Bank of India
»  The bank which has launched Mobile Bank Accounts in association with Vodafone’s m –paisa – HDFC Bank
»  The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is known as – World Bank
»  Which cards are known as plastic money – Credit Cards.


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