Panihati is a developing city in the North 24 Parganas district of the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration with more than 3 lakh residents. Panihati municipality is a part of the Kolkata Metropolitan Area Development Area or KMDA. There are prestigious educational institutions such as the St. Xaviers Institution, the Narula Institute of Technology, Guru Nanak Institute of Technology, etc. in the vicinity of the city. The small city is well connected via railways with two important railway stations - Agarpara and Sodepur in the vicinity. The place is known for hosting many industries. The Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals at Panihati is a leading manufacturer of medicines. The Bengal Waterproof Works Private Ltd. is popular for their brand Duckback. The Texmaco Rail and Engineering Ltd. has five manufacturing units in and around Panihati. The residents are either employed in these industries or they travel to the various service sectors of the KMDA region for work.
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