Archive for May 18th, 2016

100 years of Karur Vysya Bank!

May 18, 2016

There is much news (which is mostly noise) about future of Indian banking. There is very little on history of banking and particularly some banks, no matter how fascinating and interesting this history has been all these years.

This is a crucial period of Indian banking in a way. As we look to create new banking institutions (with most being old wine in a new bottle – link one, link two), we often forget how old some of our continuing institutions are and how they continue to serve us for so long.

In this list, we ignore the new private sector banks created post 1994 as they are still new in the list (though some post 20 years now) and just look at the nationalised banks and old private sector banks . Here is how the list looks now:

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