The Bangalore City Co-operative Bank Limited, a leading Urban Co-operative Bank in India was founded by Sri. K. Ramaswamaiah and other Co-operators during the beginning of the Co-operative movement in our country with prime object of encouraging thrift and savings habit among the public and to free the common man from the clutches of private money lenders.
Initially the bank started as a Credit co-operative Society in the year 1905 and later converted as Urban Co-operative Bank on 06-04-1907. The bank began with 150 members, mobilised Share capital of Rs.2727 from them and also mobilized Deposits of Rs. 2265 from which advanced Rs.4036/- and disbursed dividend at 13.02% in the inception year. Today the total business of the bank has crossed Rs. 3100.00 crores and now it is placed as one among the Top three Urban Co-operative banks of the State of Karnataka.
The Bank is functioning on the sound principles of co-operation and successfully completed more than 110 years of banking service. The bank is continuously making profit since the date of its inception and disbursing dividend to its members and also in 'A' Grade Audit classification in all the years. Visionary and transparent directors on the board and dedicated professional staffs are responsible for this achievement.
Our bank celebrated Silver Jubilee in 1932, Golden Jubilee in 1957, Diamond Jubilee in 1967, Platinum Jubilee in 1977 and Centenary Celebrations on 31-03-2007.