Important information on Nationalised Banks

Nationalised Banks of India
The oldest Joint Stock Bank of IndiaAllahabad Bank
The bank founded by Freedom Fighter Dr. Bhogaraju Pattabhi SitaramayyaAndhra Bank
First bank to open a branch outside IndiaBank of India, London, 1946
The first bank to be given an ISO 9002 certificate for one of its branchesCanara Bank
The Postal Dept has issued a commemorative stamp in the name of this bank celebrating 100 years in 2011Central Bank of India
First Indian Bank to be wholly owned by IndiansCentral Bank of India
The bank formed on the efforts of Lala Lajpat RaiPunjab National Bank
The only merger of nationalised banks took place betweenPunjab National Bank and New Bank of India in 1993
The bank whose brand equity is "Pygmy Deposit Scheme"Syndicate Bank
The bank which was conceived by Shri GD BirlaUCO Bank
The bank which was inaugrated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1919Union Bank of India
The largest among nationalised banksPunjab National Bank
The bank established in the year 1913 as Bank of Mysore Ltd. at the instance of the banking committee headed by the great Engineer-Statesman, Late Dr. Sir M.Visvesvaraya.State Bank of Mysore
The State with largest number of commercial bank officesUttar Pradesh (13167 as on 31.03.2013)
The bank which sponsors the annual Mumbai Marathon held in the month of JanuaryStandard Chartered

Banking related training centres and research institutes

College of Agricultural BankingPune
National Institute of Bank ManagementPune
Indira Gandhi Institute of Developmental ResearchMumbai
Institute for Development and Research in Banking TechnologyHyderabad