Danapur is located in the Indian state of Bihar. It is a satellite town of Patna. The town is also known as Dinapur or Dinapur Nizamat. It is a part of the Patna Metropolitan Region and houses nearly 2 lakh residents. Danapur became a municipality in 1887. Located on the banks of the Ganges, Danapur houses one of the oldest river ghats, known as the Flagstaff Ghat, which was built in 1859. Danapur is a shelter, as well as a hatchery, for the migrating Siberian cranes, that are locally called Janhgil. These birds visit Danapur during the monsoon season every year for breeding and leave before the onset of winter. Other places worth visiting in and around this city are Gurdwara Handi Sahib in Danapur is a renowned pilgrimage for Sikhs. The Naulakha temple at Danapur, along with several other historical buildings constructed by the British are places worth visiting in this town.
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.