Madanapalle is located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. The town functions as the headquarter of the Madanapalle revenue division and mandal. The town was founded by Sri Ahobila Nayunivaru in 1618 AD. The economy of Madanapalle is based on agriculture. The main cultivated products are tomato, mango, groundnut, tamarind, etc. It is the largest tomato market in Asia. The tomatoes from this area are supplied to many Indian states. Madanapalle is known for its silk products like silk saris and dress materials. One can get good quality silk products at nominal costs. These silk garments are supplied to all major cities in South India such as Bangalore, Chennai and all silk product towns for sales. Madanapalle surroundings have enormous reserves of granite. Madanapalle is well connected to all nearby areas via road and rail. Three Bus terminals provide services in Madanapalle. Madanapalle Road Railway Station connects the town to the nearby cities of Guntakal and Secunderabad.
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.