Katihar is situated in the eastern regions of the Indian state of Bihar. It functions as the regional headquarter of the Katihar district. It is known all over the eastern part of India for being a highly strategic railway junction. This city belonged to the Purnia district earlier. It is a part of the Mithila region. Katihar has a widespread railway network which connects the city to every other part of the country. It is known for its connectivity to the nooks and corners of the North East via railway and hence it is sometimes called "The Gateway of North-East." The city is located in the interior of Bihar and does not have a good network of roads. Katihar has many renowned educational institutions. Schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya, Ramakrishna Mission and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya have their branches in the city. Quite a few well-known colleges in Katihar offer courses in medical sciences, technology. law and other disciplines. The city has a special inclination towards Movies and Sports. There are many movie theatres and open grounds to support these passions of the residents. The railway junction, which is connected to six different lines, is the main revenue generator for this city. Katihar is also a commercial city with plenty of shops, showrooms and restaurants.
Jammu Kashmir Bank is a private sector State-owned bank established on 1 October 1938. The bank offers banking and financial products and services to its customers and is headquartered in Srinagar, Jammu&Kashmir, India. It has been designated as the RBIs agent for all the banking related businesses, making it the first bank of its kind. It has a total strength of around 9400 employees and a network of about 840 computerized bank branches and over 1005 ATMs across India. A branch specific code is the Indian Financial System Code assigned to every office. This code is required for making electronic transfers. The banks IFSC code for Azadpur branch, New Delhi is JAKA0AZDPUR whereas the IFSC code for Greater Kailash branch, New Delhi is JAKA0GKLASH. Any savings account opened with the bank will attract an interest-earning which is paid to the customer every six months calculated from the balance in the account. The rate of interest is 4% per annum.The bank offers a range of services through internet banking to its customers to enjoy the facility of online banking from their comfort zone. Some of the facilities are: Tax payment, Inquiry of account balance, Cheque and draft issuance, Account statement generation, Fund transfer facility, Knowing the account balance, Payment of utility bills