The city of Bhusawal is also a municipal council in the Jalgaon district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Situated near River Tapi, Bhusawal is the second largest town in the district. The city lies very near to the great and famous Ajanta Caves. Major industrial facilities at Bhusawal include the Bhusawal Thermal Power Station, two Ordnance Factories, Orient Cement Grinding Unit, a depot of Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Electricity Locomotive Workshop, etc. Bhusawal is known for its cultivation of bananas. Traders buy raw bananas from Bhusawal and export them across the world. This city is also known for the production of its special white brinjals that are grown locally. Bhusawal Junction railway station is a divisional headquarters of Central Railway and has good rail services. The population of this city is within a lakh and the residents mostly speak in Marathi.
The Vijaya Bank was founded by a group of farmers under the leadership of A. B. Shetty on 23 October 1931, in Mangaluru, Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka State. It was named Vijaya Bank since it was found on the auspicious Vijayadashami Day. During the economic chaos created out of the Great Depression of 192730, Shetty approached some eminent personalities to start a bank with the aim of providing credit facilities at a lower rate of interest to the farmers for cultivating their lands and preventing them from falling in the grasp of money lenders. On 23 October 1931, Mr.Shetty involved 14 leaders and established Vijaya Bank. The bank had an authorized capital of ?Five lakh and an issued capital of ?Two lakh in the beginning. Being a retail bank, its topline growth has come from the retail segments. Retail advances of the bank constitute 30% of the gross credit. The Bank has been actively working with the agenda of financial inclusion. The bank has been started with the objective of financial empowerment and providing banking services to the rural masses. The Vijaya bank has also opened Basic Savings Bank Accounts under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana and provided Rupay debit cards to all the account holders. The bank participated in promoting social security schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, and Atal Pension Yojana.