Dehri is a city in the Indian state of Bihar. It is located in the Rohtas district. It is also known by the name "Sone." River Sone passes through Dehri and the beautiful Indrapuri Dam stands on it. The Kaimur mountains surround the city. Dehri has a population of more than 1.3 lakh people who speak in Hindi, Urdu, Bhojpuri and Magadhi. Dehri has a very rich heritage. The famous Sundial Clock at Dehri, known as Dhup Ghadi, was made in 1871 and is situated near the sone river. Indias second longest railway bridge, which is over the Sone River and more than 3 kilometers long, is situated in Dehri and links the city to Sone Nagar. There is a motor bridge on NH2 with similar length.
The Andhra Bank had been nationalized in April 1980. It narrowly escaped nationalization in 1969, when all the banks were having deposits of 50 crores and above were nationalized. It was the number one bank among private sector banks from 1969 to 1980. In 1980, more banks with deposits of 200 crores were nationalized. Andhra Bank has its head office in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. C V R Rajendran, chairman and managing director of Andhra Bank was appointed by the finance ministry, earlier worked as executive director at Bank of Maharashtra. The Andhra Bank was the prominent bank in introducing credit cards in India. Also, it is the first bank to issue travelers cheques in Foreign Currency and to launch insurance linked deposit schemes. Though it used to have most of its branches in Andhra earlier, now it has spread itself all across the country. Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya founded Andhra Bank in 1923 in Machlipatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Two of Indias public sector banks ? Bank of Baroda (44%) and Andhra Bank (30%), and UKs financial and investment company (26%) established IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company as a joint venture in November 2009.