Kochi, the second largest city in the Indian state of Kerala, was known as Cochin earlier. Kochi is situated on the western coast of India, overlooking the Arabian Sea and is popular for its scenic beaches and beautiful backwaters. Sometimes called the Queen of the Arabian Sea, this historic city was a harbor and trading center for spices. The civic administration of Kochi is divided into 74 wards which include a few localities situated in the outskirts of the city. Kochi is considered to be the commercial capital of Kerala for its natural harbor and several industries in the areas of chemical, IT and health services. A major industrial area in Kerala, Kalamassery, is situated around 17 kilometers from the City Center and it not only houses manufacturing units but many IT and Financial firms. The LuLu Mall at Ernakulam serves as a landmark as it is the largest shopping mall in India. The Kochi Port, the Fort Kochi area, the Syro-Malabar Church and the beautiful beaches make Kochi and amazing location for tourism. It is also connected to nearby tourist destinations like Aleppy, Munnar and Thekkady. Kochi is the business center for Kerala as most of the major private banks and financial institutions have their offices in the city, catering to the different financial needs of people of Kochi.
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