Bijapur, a small city in the Indian state of Karnataka, is officially known as Vijayapura. The city is renowned for its historical monuments of grand architecture built during the reign of the Adil Shahi dynasty. It is a heritage city of Karnataka. The city was established in the 10th or 11th century by the Chalukyas of Kalyani and was named as Vijayapura or the city of victory. Bijapur is an ancient city which is the domain of different cultures and also houses five rivers. The rivers ensure a fertile land in the area that supports the agricultural lifestyle of its people. However, most of these rivers are rainfed and hence the region suffers from drought very frequently. There are reputed universities at Bijapur such as the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka State Womens University, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, etc. The place has a rich cultural heritage reflected through its sophisticated literature.
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.