Weekly Banking Awareness Capsule 2

Weekly Banking Awareness Capsule 2

Dear Mockbankers

This is the second article in our series. In this article you will get, information about different topics of Banking Awareness in the form of Weekly Banking Awareness Capsule.

Banking Awareness section has become an essential section of majority of anking/recruitment examination conducted in India. Essentially it checks how much is the candidate keeping up with the knowledge of banking and financial sector,with special reference to the banking industry

In this article, we are providing the first among the banks:

  • First Bank in India – Bank of Hindustan
  • First Governor of RBI – Osborne Smith
  • First Indian governor of RBI – C D Deshmuk
  • First Bank to Introduce ATM in India – HSBC
  • First Bank to introduce Saving Bank Account in India – Presidency bank in 1830
  • First Bank to Introduce Cheque system in India – Bengal Bank 1784
  • First Bank to introduce Internet Banking – ICICI BANK
  • First Bank to introduce Mutual Fund – State Bank of India
  • First Bank to introduce Credit Card in India – Central Bank of India
  • First Foreign Bank in India – Comptoire d’Escompte de Paris of France in 1860
  •  First Joint Stock Bank of India – Allahabad Bank
  •  First Indian bank to open branch outside India in London in 1946 – Bank of India
  • First Indian Bank started with Indian capital – Punjab National Bank
  • First Regional Rural Bank name Prathama Grameen Bank was started by – Syndicate Bank
  • First Universal Bank in India­ – ICICI Bank
  • First bank in India listed in New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – 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)
  • Country’s first all woman bank – Bhartiya Mahila Bank
  • First India bank Got ISO – Canara Bank

Friends this is it regarding Weekly Banking Awareness. We will update Weekly Banking Awareness Capsule like this every week.If you have any suggestion or query, kindly post it in the comments section.Also as per the demand from your side, you can also download it in the pdf format from below.

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