Allahabad Bank is the oldest Bank in India and was founded in 1865 by a group of Europeans in the historic city of Allahabad. The Bank, in 1923, shifted its head office to Kolkata, then the country’s commercial capital. The Bank is carrying long and glorious annals of 146 years, stretched over last three centuries. Allahabad Bank’s total business has surpassed Rs 332,000 crores (US$ 53.86 billion).
Having a pan India presence the bank has a total number of branches exceeding 2400. In line with the quest for globalisation of India, the bank is presently eyeing at attaining global standards in all respects.
Allahabad Bank: Oldest nationalised bank
|2014||Bank celebrates 150 years of foundation.|
|2013||The Bank has been awarded “The Sunday Standard Best Bankers’ Award -2013” for outstanding performance in Financial Inclusion category by the New Indian Express Group|
|2012||Bank crosses its network of 2,500 branches.|
|2011-12||Bank has been awarded the prestigious Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Puraskar for by the Department of Official Language, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India on September 14, 2013|
|2007||The Bank opened its first overseas branch at Hong Kong.|
Updated: February, 2015