Jehanabad is a small town in the Jehanabad district of Bihar. It is situated in Nagar Parishad and functions as the district headquarters. Jehanabad was earlier a part of the Gaya district but was made into a separate district on the 1st of August 1986. Agriculture is the most common occupation of the residents of Jehanabad. It also has an industrial area. Jehanabad is connected to the nearby cities of Patna and Gaya via road and rail. The city has around 1 lakh residents who mostly speak in Magahi and Hindi. Barabar Caves that are situated in the hilly area near Jehanabad attracts tourists. These caves constitute of ancient, rock-cut Buddhist chambers from the 3rd Century AD. Baba Siddhnath Temple located on the highest peak of the Barabar Hills range is another interesting place to explore. Sati Nagari Lari, the Sun Temple and the Mahadevsthan at Bhelawer are few other places worth visiting near Jehanabad.
Under the Companies Act of 1913, South Indian Bank was registered as a Private Limited Company and started operations on 29th January 1929 at Round South, Thrissur. South Indian Bank Limited is based at Thrissur in Kerala, India. It has 852 branches, four service branches,56 extension counters, and 20 Regional Offices spread across the states and union territories of India. Under Financial Inclusion till date, the bank has covered more than 100 villages and 15 urban centers and opened more than ten exclusive FLC Centres in the bank premises, which spreads across the states of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Chhattisgarh. SIB has appointed direct Business Correspondents in the allocated rural areas under the supervision of a team of officers in the FIP Cell - Head Office. Recently "KIOSK Banking Model" is introduced by the bank as Financial Inclusion Initiative in collaboration with Akshaya e-centres in Kerala state through the software service provider - M/s Tata Consultancy services. The kiosk is a kind of banking model for people who are living in areas where banking facilities are not available so that they can avail necessary banking facilities from a nearby service center or Business Correspondent Office without visiting a regular bank branch. Basic banking needs of the public like the opening of an account, deposit and withdrawal of cash, etc. can be availed from these common service center/BC Office.