Aurangabad is a historically and culturally important city in the state of Maharashtra. It houses one of the Worlds Heritage Sites, Ajanta and Ellora Caves, which makes the tourists swarm in to this city at any time of the year. Aurangabad has various cultural lineage linked to it. It was found in 1610 by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and the city was named after him. Lately, the city is heading towards a rapid industrial growth but the most exciting thing about the city is that its culture, heritage and traditions still remain intact. Beautifully situated near the elevated Deccan Plateau, it has beautiful locations to explore and a mix of cultural heritage to offer to its visitors. The city was found by Aurangzeb in 1610 but it wasnt as relevant in the medieval period. The city gained importance in the entire country after it was turned into the capital of the entire Mughal Empire from 1653 to 1707. After the death of Aurangzeb, the glory of the city was faded. Aurangabad has facsinating monuments like Bibi-qa-Maqbara, Taj Mahal Replica and the famous Buddhist caves.
In 1964 the head office of Indian Overseas Bank was inaugurated at Mount Road. The Indian Overseas Bank has been the first public sector bank to introduce mobile banking services using Wireless Application Protocol(WAP). On 29 August 2003, the Indian Overseas Bank has opened an extension counter at Bambalapitiya, Ceylon. In 2005, the IOB began a representative office in Guangzhou; China followed which the bank opened another representative office in Kuala Lumpur and Dubai, UAE. In 2007 The bank took over Bharat Overseas Bank. After three years, Malaysia granted a commercial banking license to a local bank jointly owned by Bank Of Baroda, Indian Overseas Bank, and the Andhra Bank. The new bank named, India International Bank (IIB Malaysia), began its operations in 2012 in Kuala Lumpur and had a large population of Indians. The Andhra Bank has a 25% stake in its joint-venture, BOB owns 40%, and remaining 35% is with IOB. On 31 August 2013, the Indian Overseas Bank has incorporated an offshore banking unit in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The bank also converted its existing Extension Counter at Ceylon into a full-fledged branch. In 2014-15, the IOB bank has crossed the target of 3000 ATMs as on 2014.IOB also launched m passbook app as a new mobile banking initiative.