Yamunanagar is a municipal corporation in the eponymous district of the Indian state of Haryana. The river Yamuna runs through the city and thats how the city has got its name. The town is popular for its cluster of plywood units, which provides Indias finest timber to even larger industries. The old town of Yamunanagar is called Jagadhri. The Jagadhri railway station is situated in Yamunanagar and it services the city. Yamunanagar used to be a green, clean and prosperous industrial city which has recently developed severe pollution problems. The city is rapidly developing, with the inauguration of many multiplexes and various high-end brand stores. The city has nearly 4 lakh residents who speak in Hindi, Pwadhi, Punjabi and Haryanvi. The Ballarpur Industries Limited at Yamunanagar is the countrys largest manufacturer of writing and printing paper. The city manufactures paper and sugar machinery and other equipment for petrochemical plants, that are shipped to various other refineries across the country. The city is known for its plywood industry, which runs on the easily accessible raw material ? poplar tree. Yamunanagar has one of Indias biggest railway carriage and wagon repair workshops. Reliance has recently installed a Thermal Power Station in the town.
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.