- Tondiarpet, Vaidyanathan New Overbridge Road, Shivaji Nagar, Selaivayal, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600081, India
- 044 2595 1740
Vijaya Bank, was established by Shri. Attavara Balakrishna Shetty at Bunts Hostel in Mangalore on October 23, 1931. Since it was established onVijayadashami Day, it was named ‘Vijaya Bank. The objective was to promote banking habits, thrift and entrepreneurship among the farming community of Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka State. The bank became a scheduled bank in 1958. Vijaya Bank steadily grew into a large All India bank, with nine smaller banks merging with it during 1963-68. The bank was nationalised on April 15, 1980.
Vijaya Bank grew steadily by merging nine smaller banks into it between 1963-68. Shri. Mulki Sunder Ram Shetty, who was the then Chief Executive of the bank is largely credited with these mergers. The bank was nationalised on April 15, 1980.
Currently, Vijaya Bank employs 12,500 people. The Bank has recently recruited young workforce to cope up with the changing banking scenario & to compete with the growing private sector & foreign banks functioning in the country.
The bank has built a network of 1406 branches, 864 centers, 48 Extension Counters and 942 ATMs as on 30.06.2013, that span all 28 states and 4 union territories in the country..
All branches are functioning on the CBS(Centralized Banking Solution) platform, covering 100% of the Bank’s business.
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