Bilaspur is the second largest city in the Bilaspur District, situated in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It is believed that Bilaspur had been a colony of a few fishermens huts in the 17th century and has thus been named after a fisherwoman called "Bilasa." The city experiences hot dry summer and mild winters with medium rains during the monsoon. The city is located on the banks of the Arpa River. It is a rain-fed river that originates from the Maikal Range in central India. This region rich in dolomite and is surrounded by the coal mines of the Hasdeo valley as well as verdant green forests. It serves as the headquarters of South Eastern Coalfields Limited. The Arpa river passes through the center of the city and there are many river view areas built in the area for recreational purposes. The city is known for its unique aromatic rice variety called Doobraj rice and its intricate handloom weaved colorful soft Kosa silk saris. These drive the economy of the state along with the mining industry. Bilaspur connects tourists to a plethora of interesting tourist spots such as Amarkantak, Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve, Malhar, Ratanpur and quite a few dams in the vicinity.
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.