The city of Shivpuri is also a municipality in the Shivpuri district located in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It falls within the Gwalior Division of the state. Shivpuri functions as the administrative headquarter of the eponymous district. Shivpuri district shares a border with Rajasthan towards the west. It consists of nine tehsils. Shivpuri functioned as the summer capital of the Scindia rulers of Gwalior. Shivpuri is a popular tourist attraction, especially in the monsoon season when it has a number of lakes and minor waterfalls. The lush greenery and the thick dense forests in and around the city makes is a scenic place to explore. Places of tourist attraction near this city are Chhatari ornate marble memorials, Ban Ganga Dham, Chintaharan Mandir, Mohineshwar Dham, etc.
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.