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List of Public sector banks in India and their headquarters

Hemant Singh

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This article is pointing the ‘List of Public sector banks' in India and their headquarters’ along with their taglines and year of establishment.This list will be very useful for the aspirants who are preparing for competitive exams like IAS/PCS/SSC and Banking etc.

List of Public sector banks in India and their headquarters

Banks/Head Quarters



 1. Allahabad Bank ( Kolkata)

 A Tradition of Trust

 April 24, 1865

 2. Andhra Bank (Hyderabad)

 Where India banks

 Nov. 20, 1923

 3. Bank Of Baroda (Baroda))

 India’s International Bank

 July 20, 1908

 4. Bank Of India (Mumbai)

 Relationship Beyond Banking

 Sept. 7, 1906

 5. Bank Of  Maharashtra (Pune)

 One Family One Bank

Sept. 16, 1935

 6. Canara Bank (Bengaluru)

 Together We Can

July 1, 1906, (Canara Bank Ltd. in 1910)

 7. Central Bank Of India (Mumbai)

 Build A Better Life Around Us

 Dec. 21, 1911

 8. Corporation Bank (Mangalore)

 Prosperity For All

 Mar. 12, 1906

 9. Dena Bank ( Mumbai)

 Trusted Family Bank

May 26, 1938

 10. IDBI Bank (Mumbai)

 Banking for all / Aao Sochein Bada

 July 1964

 11. Indian Bank (Chennai)

 Your Tech-Friendly Bank

 Aug 15, 1907

 12. Indian Overseas Bank (Chennai)

 Good People to Grow With

 Feb 10, 1937

 13. Oriental Bank of Commerce (New Delhi)

 Where Every Individual is  Committed

 Feb. 19, 1943

 14. Punjab National Bank ( New Delhi)

 The Name You Bank Upon

 May 19, 1894 (founder - Lala Lajpat Rai)

 15. Syndicate Bank (Manipal)

 Your Faithful And Friendly Financial Partner

Oct. 20, 1925

 16. State Bank of India (Mumbai) Pure Banking Nothing Else,With You-All The Way July 1, 1955 (earlier Imperial Bank of India)

 17. UCO Bank (Kolkata)

 Honours Your Trust

 Jan. 6, 1943

 18. Union Bank Of India (Mumbai)

 Good People to Bank With

 Nov. 11, 1919

 19. United Bank Of India (Kolkata)

 The bank that begins with “U”

 Nov. 11, 1919

 20. Vijaya Bank (Bengaluru)

 A Friend You Can Bank Upon

Oct. 23, 1931

 21. India Post Payments Bank Limited (Delhi)
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Public Sector Banks are banks, where more than 50% stake is held by a government. The shares of these banks are listed on stock exchanges. These Banks also came under public scrutiny  so that Government can look after the  ownership and control of banks by a few business families,to prevent the concentration of wealth and economic power,to mobilize savings from masses from all parts of the country,and to cater to the needs of the priority sectors.

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