Banking Awareness Question Day 12

Banking Awareness Question Day 12: First in Banks, History of Banking in India in Brief 

  • First Bank in India: – Bank of Hindustan
  • First Bank managed by Indians: – Oudh Commercial Bank
  • First Bank Managed and owned by Indians:-Punjab National Bank
  • First Foreign Bank in India: – HSBC

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  • First Bank to get ISO certificate: – Canara Bank
  • First Indian Bank to open a branch outside India: – Bank of India
  • First Bank to Introduce ATM: – HSBC (1987 in Mumbai)
  • First Universal Bank: – ICICI
  • First Foreign Bank in India – Comptoire d’Escompte de Paris of France in 1860
  • First Bank to introduce saving account: – Presidency Bank in 1830
  • First Bank to introduce cheque system: – Bengal Bank 1784.
  • First Bank to provide Internet Banking facility: – ICICI
  • First Bank to sell Mutual Funds: – State Bank
  • First Bank to issue Credit Card: – Central Bank of India
  • First Regional Rural Bank: – Prathama Bank
  • First Bank to get ‘in principle’ Banking license: – IDFC and Bandhan Bank
  • First Bank to introduce Merchant Banking in India: – Grind Lays Bank
  • First Bank to Introduce Block Chain Technology: – ICICI
  • First Bank to Introduce Voice Biometric: – Citi Bank
  • First Bank to Introduce Robot i.e. AI in Banking Sector: – HDFC Bank
  • First Bank in India listed in New York Stock Exchange:-ICICI Bank
  • First Bank in India to launch Talking ATMs for differently able person: – Union Bank of India.
  • First Bank in India to launch its own payment aggregators:- State Bank of India (SBIepay)
  • First Women Bank in India: – Bhartiya Mahila Bank
  • First Indian Private sector Bank to open a branch in the African Continent:- ICICI Bank
  • First Private Sector Bank to open dedicated branch for start-ups :- RBL Bank
  • First Aadhaar Based ATM is launched by:-DCB Bank
  • First Bank to sell Indian Gold Coins:-Indian Overseas Bank
  • First Payment Bank: – Airtel m commerce, Rajasthan
  • First Small Finance Bank:- Capital Small Finance Bank Limited, Punjab
  • First ‘contactless’ credit card for small and midsized enterprises:- ICICI
  • First certified Green Bond at London Stock Exchange:-Axis Bank
  • India’s First Small and Medium Enterprise Bank: – HDFC Bank
  • First Issuer of Masala Bond: – HDFC
  • First Domestic Bank to open branch in Yangon: – State Bank of India
  • First Form to get debt recast under RBI’s S4A scheme:- HCC
  • First PSU Bank has an additional number of overseas branches: – Bank of Baroda
  • First Primary Bank in India that is fully Computerized:- Bank of India
  • First Bank in India that was facilitated to pay the Income-Tax by using ATM:- Union Bank
  • First Public Sector Bank to Introduce Capital to the Public:-Indian Overseas Bank
  • First Bank to Introduce ‘Debit Card’ in India:-City Bank
  • First Bank to Introduce Regional Rural Bank in India:-Syndicate Bank
  • First Bank to be given as ISO 9002 certificate for one of its branches:- Canara Bank
  • Postal Department has issued a commemorative stamp to celebrate 100 years in 2011:- The Central Bank of India
  • Oldest Public Sector Bank in India: – Allahabad Bank
  • Largest Public Sector Bank in India: – State Bank of India
  • Largest Foreign Bank in India:- Standard Chartered Bank
  • Which Bank has the most branches in India: – State Bank of India
  • Bank founded by freedom fighter Dr. Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramaiah:- Andhra Bank
  • Bank formed by efforts of Lala Lajpat Rai:-Punjab National Bank
  • Bank whose brand equity is ”Pygmy Deposit Scheme”:-Syndicate Bank
  • Bank founded by Ghanshyam Das Birla:- UCO Bank

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