Gurgaon is an important and economically developed city in the Indian state of Haryana which falls within the territorial boundaries of the National Capital Region. It acts as a satellite city to the capital city of New Delhi. Its name was officially changed to Gurugram in 2016. Popularly referred to as the Millenium City, Gurgaon has witnessed rapid development over the past 30 years. It is one of the Indian cities with the highest per capita income. This planned and organized urban agglomerate is divided into 36 wards, which are further divided into blocks with many apartments and residential complexes. The main road through Gurgaon is the NH-8 expressway which joins Delhi to Jaipur. The city hosts the offices and outlets of 250 out of the Fortune 500 companies and it is a major haven for outsourcing and employment. The DLF Cyber City in Gurgaon is a large IT hub which hosts many of these offices. Famous educational institutions like the MDI Gurgaon, ITM University, The Shri Ram School are situated in Gurgaon. Entertainment and commercial centers such as Ambience Mall, Epicentre, etc. have opened up plentifully. The city is witnessing speedy urbanization and is on its way to becoming a leading financial and industrial hub.
On 19th February 1943, the OBC was started in Lahore, Pakistan by Late Rai Bahadur Lala Sohan Lal, the founding father of Oriental Bank of Commerce. The bank had to face the after-effects of partition in 1947. The branches in the newly formed Pakistan had shut, and the Registered Office had shifted from Lahore to Amritsar. The registered office was relocated to Delhi, in the year 1951. In 1980, it was nationalized by the Indian government. The merchant banking division of the bank was set up in 1992, and it was authorized by SEBI to act as a category-I merchant banker. In the year 1997, Punjab Co-operative Bank Ltd and Bari Doab Bank Ltd were merged with the OBC bank. The bank had joined hands with Citibank for launching OBC co-branded credit card. In the year 1999, OBC had set up asset recovery branch, one each at Delhi and Mumbai. For women entrepreneurs in the year 2002, the Bank had opened a specialized office and collaborated with Corporation Bank for sharing ATM network. In the year 2003, CBS, OBC had joined hands with Infosys Technologies Ltd and Wipro Ltd to make Centralised Banking Solution. In the same year, the OBC Bank and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) had agreed to work on projects in the field of small-scale, infrastructure and service areas. In February 2008, the Oriental Bank Navkiran Deposit Scheme was launched by the bank. Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company entered into a distribution tie-up with OBC in March of the year 2008.