Gurgaon is an important and economically developed city in the Indian state of Haryana which falls within the territorial boundaries of the National Capital Region. It acts as a satellite city to the capital city of New Delhi. Its name was officially changed to Gurugram in 2016. Popularly referred to as the Millenium City, Gurgaon has witnessed rapid development over the past 30 years. It is one of the Indian cities with the highest per capita income. This planned and organized urban agglomerate is divided into 36 wards, which are further divided into blocks with many apartments and residential complexes. The main road through Gurgaon is the NH-8 expressway which joins Delhi to Jaipur. The city hosts the offices and outlets of 250 out of the Fortune 500 companies and it is a major haven for outsourcing and employment. The DLF Cyber City in Gurgaon is a large IT hub which hosts many of these offices. Famous educational institutions like the MDI Gurgaon, ITM University, The Shri Ram School are situated in Gurgaon. Entertainment and commercial centers such as Ambience Mall, Epicentre, etc. have opened up plentifully. The city is witnessing speedy urbanization and is on its way to becoming a leading financial and industrial hub.
In 1943, Rai Bahadur Lala Sohan Lal Ji, the first Chairman of OBC, founded it in Lahore. Within four years of its existence, the Oriental Bank of Commerce had to face Partition between India and Pakistan. The bank had to shut its branches in the newly formed Pakistan and move its registered office to Amritsar. The period of 1970-76 had been the most challenging phase in the history of the Bank. The OBC merged with Global Trust Bank (GTB) on 14 August 2004. The acquisition brought 103 branches with it, which increased OBCs branch number total to 1092. The bank presents a wide range of banking products and financial services such as deposit accounts, credit cards with a tie-up with SBI, Insurance products, ATMs, loans, debit cards, Internet banking, Self-banking halls, call center, mobile banking, etc. The Bank has introduced another peoples participation in the planning process at grass root level fundamentally to tackle the maladies of poverty. The Grameen Projects venture aimed to alleviate poverty while identifying the reasons responsible for the failure or success. The OBC has already introduced a GRAMEEN PROJECT in Dehradun District (UK) and Hanumangarh District in Rajasthan.