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Canara Bank

  • Leading Indian nationalised bank
  • Over 100 years of experience in banking industry
  • Over 5,000 branches and over 6,500 ATMs
  • International presence in eight countries

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)
Bank accounts opened under the Government’s flagship financial inclusion drive Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) reached 40.05 crore and deposits in Jan Dhan bank accounts stood at more than Rs. 1.30 lakh crore (US$ 18.44 billion).