Vijaya Bank was incorporated in October 1931 in Mangalore, Karnataka. It was founded by late Shri A.B.Shetty and other enterprising farmers with an intention to promote banking habits among farming community in the Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka State.
Vijaya Bank became a scheduled bank in 1958. During the year 1963-68 is grew into all India bank by merger of nine smaller banks into Vijaya Bank. It got nationalised in year 1980.
Currently, it has a network of 1277 branches, 49 extension counters and 551 ATMs pread across all 28 states and 4 union territories in the country.
Products and Services
Rural Banking- As main objective of Vijaya Bank was induce banking habits in Farmers, it offers wide range of products and services such as saving account, loans and advance facility to farmers, deposits , etc.
Personal Banking- It offers wide range of products in personal banking such as saving account, fixed deposit, debit card, credit card, RTGS, NEFT facility etc.
NRI Banking- It also offers products and services catering NRI Clients such remittances facility, loans, deposits etc.
Vijaya Bank offers various products and services specific to various segments such as it has saving accounts for children, scheme for women clientele, credit facilities to minority communities like Zoroastrians, Buddhists are among others.
It also offers merchant banking facility and insurance policy.