Hindupur is located in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. It functions as the headquarters of the Hindupur revenue division and mandal. This town houses more than 1.5 lakh residents who primarily speak in Telugu. Hindupur is a commercially and industrially populous town. Hindupur is an important pilgrim; Sri Ranganath Swamy Temple and near Lepakshi temple attracts thousands of pilgrims every year. The municipal town of Hindupur is divided into 38 election wards and 30 revenue wards to ensure effective governance. Hindupur lies on the banks of River Penna. However, the agricultural scenario in the area is largely dependant upon rains and often suffers from the shortage of drinking water and crop failures due to the lack of adequate rain. agricultural requirements. Hindupur is a leading commercial center in the Rayalaseema Region. Cloth business is the most important business in Hindupur along with various products such as jaggery, tamarind, groundnuts, chilies and pulses. Mulberry cocoons are also procured in this town which results in the production of silk threads and silk sarees. Silk trade is gaining momentum at Hindupur as one of the important commercial activities and it might soon develop for the foreign export of silk fabrics. The area also has a few cottage industries like starch factories, beedi making, oil mills, match factories and agarbathi units.
The DCB bank provides products to individuals, businesses, and corporates across the country. In 2017, it was awarded as the best small bank. It has its presence in 19 states and 3 Union Territories across India. The DCB bank has its NRI customer base from 100 countries across the world. The NRI banking division of DCB bank provides lucrative fixed deposit interest rates across the country. The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development is the promoter of the DCB bank with a 15% stake. The RBI issued the commercial bank license to the bank on 31st May 1995. The products and services of the DCB bank consist of loans for corporates, small and mid enterprises to loans for the individual needs such as vehicle loan, home loan, gold loan. The bank also provides loans related to Agriculture banking which includes tractor loan, dairy and farm loans, etc. The savings accounts of DCB bank provide attractive values like cash back options and personalized account numbers. As of 2018, the bank has made a presence of 323 branches. The RBI granted the scheduled bank license to DCB Bank in May 1995. The name of the DCB Bank was changed to DCB Bank Ltd with regulatory approval in January 2014.