Yamunanagar is a municipal corporation in the eponymous district of the Indian state of Haryana. The river Yamuna runs through the city and thats how the city has got its name. The town is popular for its cluster of plywood units, which provides Indias finest timber to even larger industries. The old town of Yamunanagar is called Jagadhri. The Jagadhri railway station is situated in Yamunanagar and it services the city. Yamunanagar used to be a green, clean and prosperous industrial city which has recently developed severe pollution problems. The city is rapidly developing, with the inauguration of many multiplexes and various high-end brand stores. The city has nearly 4 lakh residents who speak in Hindi, Pwadhi, Punjabi and Haryanvi. The Ballarpur Industries Limited at Yamunanagar is the countrys largest manufacturer of writing and printing paper. The city manufactures paper and sugar machinery and other equipment for petrochemical plants, that are shipped to various other refineries across the country. The city is known for its plywood industry, which runs on the easily accessible raw material ? poplar tree. Yamunanagar has one of Indias biggest railway carriage and wagon repair workshops. Reliance has recently installed a Thermal Power Station in the 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.