Canara Bank was founded in 1906 by Mr Ammembal Subba Rao Pai at Mangalore in Karnataka. The bank has gone through various phases of growth trajectory in over hundred years of its existence. The growth of the bank has been phenomenal, especially after nationalisation in 1969 and attaining the status of a national level player in terms of geographical reach and clientele segments.
As of June 2014, the bank has expanded its domestic presence with 5,003 branches spread across all geographical segments. Keeping customer convenience at the forefront, Canara Bank provides a wide array of alternative delivery channels that include over 6,509 ATMs covering 3,658 centres. The bank has set up 102 hi-tech E-lounges in select branches with facilities like ATM, cash deposit kiosk with voice guided system, cheque deposit kiosk, self-printing passbook kiosk, Internet banking terminal, online trading terminal and corporate website access.
Canara Bank: Leading Indian Nationalised Bank
|2014||Receives 'Asia HRD Award' under the category 'Contribution to Organisation' of the Asia HRD Congress Awards|
|2013||Receives Best Home Loan Provider Award from Outlook Money|
|2012||Receives National Vigilance Excellence Award from Vigilance Study Circle|
|2011||Wins NABARD's Best Performance Award, 2010-11, for SHG Credit Linkage|
|2010||Bags four awards from the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI)|