Rohtak is a developing city in the Indian state of Haryana. It is a part of the National Capital Region and also functions as the administrative headquarter of the Rohtak district. The ancient Vedas record the name of this city as Rohtashgarh, which, over a period of time, got modified to its modern name. The city is dotted with ancient ruins that are considered to be from the Indus Valley Civilization. The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation or HSIIDC has developed an Industrial Model Township at Rohtak which houses multiple MNCs like Maruti Suzuki, Asian Paints, Coca-Cola Plant, Nippon Carbide, Super Gas, Suzuki Motorcycle, HITech Plast, Lotte India Corporation Limited, Amul Dairy, Shivam Autotech Ltd., Vita Milk Plant, etc. The city is being strategically developed so that it is selected as a smart city in the future with new residential areas, a healthy environment, and well-maintained roads. A few areas of tourist interest in and around Rohtak are Gurudwara Manji Sahib Lakhan Majra, Rohtak Zoo and Tilyar Lake.
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.