Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, is known for its scenic beauty and old historic structures. The city has many natural as well as artificial lakes and is often referred to as the City of Lakes. The city is divided into two - old and new Bhopal. The old city is marked by its marketplaces, mosques and palaces, whereas the new city has modern buildings, broad avenues as well as many verdant parks and gardens. Folklore says that the city was founded by Raja Bhoja of the Paramara dynasty in the 11th century. The modern city of Bhopal was established by a Pashtun soldier in the Mughal army by the name of Dost Mohammad Khan soon after the death of King Aurangzeb. Bhopals delectable cuisine and splendid architecture was a gift from the Muslim rulers. During the British rule, Bhopal became a princely state and was ruled by four Muslim women who are popularly known as the Begums. These Begums gifted the city with its railways, waterworks, the postal system and even a municipality. Hindus and Muslims harmoniously coexist in this city that celebrates Diwali and Eid with equal passion and devotion. Bhopal, in recent times, serves as a trade center of electrical goods, and chemicals, cotton clothes and jewelry. The city also has various institutes of national importance. AIIMS, IISER and ISRO?s Master Control Facility are a few among them. Bhopal is known for its gas tragedy on 3rd December 1984, when methyl isocyanate gas escaped from the Union Carbide Insecticide plant and affected the lives of lakhs of people, killing thousands. It was one of the gravest industrial disasters in the history of mankind.
RBL is a scheduled commercial bank, based in the Mumbai region of Maharashtra, India. It was founded in August 1943. In July 2010, Ratnakar Bank introduced Mr. Vishwavir Ahuja as the Managing Director & CEO. The Bank has a management of qualified individuals in the field of banking, finance, agriculture and other related areas. Since then, RBL has had some noteworthy investors such as HDFC Limited, Gaja Capital, Norwest Ventures, CDC Group Plc, Aditya Birla Private Equity, IDFC SPICE Fund, ICICI Lombard General Insurance, etc. Ratnakar Bank" was rebranded and was portrayed under a new name "RBL Bank" in Mid of the Year 2014. The RBL Bank was listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in August 2016. As of June 2018, It has a presence of 342 branches and 488 ATMs in 20 Indian states and Union Territories.RBL serves large corporations, small and medium enterprises, agricultural customers, retail customers and low income customers. Amongst 47 banks in the BCSBI Survey 2014-15, it was Ranked first on the commitment to its customers and Micro & Small Enterprises.RBL bank is also rated as Best Bank of India for growth in the mid-sized bank segment as per- A Business Today and KPMG study simultaneously in 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015. Also, it was rated as the best small bank and best bank for the quality of assets in 2015.