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.
In 1926, seven businessmen of Karur founded Lakshmi Vilas Bank under the leadership of Shri V.S.N. Ramalinga Chettiar. They aimed to serve the financial needs of people who were occupied in trading businesses, industry and agriculture, in and around Karur. The bank was established on November 3, 1926, under the Indian Companies Act, 1913, and on November 10, 1926, it obtained the certificate to commence business. After the Banking Regulations Act was introduced in1949, the bank received its banking license from RBI and became a scheduled commercial bank? revealing its capability to operate as a full-fledged commercial bank. Lakshmi Vilas Bank did considerable expansion of its branch network from 1961 to 1965, when the bank took over nine other banks. The bank started the development of its branch network beyond Tamil Nadu in 1974 to take benefit from the additional opportunities across India. Thus, offices were established in the neighboring states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Kerala, critical financial centres like Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi, as well as in other prominent business centers in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.