satna is a city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh that also serves as the Satna districts administrative headquarters. The city derives its name from the nearby Satna river which flows through the Baghelkhand region of the state. According to the Hindu epic Mahabharata, the Haihaya, Kalchuri or Chedi clans were the inhabitants of the region. Satna has a long history of being a part of various princely states. The city sits on a mineral-rich area and is known for dolomite mines and limestone and it contributes around 8% to 9% of the countrys total cement production. There are ten cement factories in Satna and the product is exported to other parts of the country. Satna houses the well-known electrical cable company called Universal Cables. Satna also serves as a major spot for religious tourism including Chitrakoot, Maihar and Bharhut. There are many temples, a Buddhist Stupa and a fort in the vicinity of the area. The city has quite a few good schools and colleges and is currently upgrading itself to become a modern city with all modern facilities. This city is often called the commercial capital of Baghelkhand as it is among the most promising cities of the state. Several new industries have been planned to be set up in this city by some of the most reputed industrial houses in India.
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.