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.
Punjab National Bank is a financial services company and a state-owned headquartered in New Delhi, India. In 1894, the PNB was found. The bank had over 80 million customers, 6,937 branches, and 10681 ATMs across 764 cities as of 31 March 2017. Outside India, the bank has a subsidiary in the UK as well as in Hong Kong, Kowloon, Dubai, and Kabul. On 19 May 1894, the PNB was incorporated under the Indian Companies Act, with its office in Anarkali Bazaar, Lahore. The founding board from different parts of India established the bank with the common objective of creating a truly national bank which would further support the economic interest of the country. The founders of PNB included many leaders of the Swadeshi movement such as Kali Prasanna Roy, E. C. Jessawala, Prabhu Dayal, Dyal Singh Majithia and Lala Harkishen Lal, Lala Lalchand, Bakshi Jaishi Ram, and Lala Dholan Dass. The Lala Lajpat Rai was actively associated with the management of the Bank in the initial years. The board of PNB first met on 23 May 1894. On 12 April 1895, the bank began its business in Lahore. In 1900, the PNB opened its first branch outside Lahore.