Munger, along with Jamalpur, is considered to be a twin city situated in the Indian state of Bihar. It functions as the administrative headquarters of the Munger district as well as the Munger Division. Munger, situated on the banks of the holy Ganga, was an ancient seat of rule. Asias largest and oldest railway workshop, which was set up by the British in 1862, is operated by the Indian Railways at Jamalpur. Munger has an ITC Factory established by the British along with a Gun Factory, ITC Milk Dairy and many others. Munger has a strong network of railway and roads, connecting it to all the important neighboring areas. The places in and around Munger that are worth visiting are Munger Fort, Chandika Asthan, Kastaharni Ghat on the Ganges, Khanqah Rahmani, Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary, Yoga Ashram, Rahmani Foundation, etc.
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.