Jamshedpur is the earliest planned industrial city of India and also the most populous city in the Indian state of Jharkhand. The rivers Subarnarekha and Kharkai border two edges of the city which is surrounded by the picturesque Dalma Hills and located on the Chota Nagpur plateau. The city is named after Jamsedji Tata, who had planned and funded the development of the city. Companies like Tata Steel, Tata Power, Tata Motors, TCE, TCS, Lafarge Cement, Telcon, BOC Gases, etc. are located here. Jamshedpur houses the largest industrial zone in India, known as Adityapur, which has more than 1200 SMEs. Tata steel is the oldest and largest Steel producing plant in India. The areas surrounding the city of Jamshedpur are rich in minerals, especially iron ore, coal, manganese, bauxite and lime. It is the hub of the iron and steel industry, truck manufacturing, tinplate production, cement and other SMEs manufacturing these products. The administration of the city is looked after by Greater Jamshedpur Metropolitan Region, with the help of TATA group.
The Shamrao Vithal Co-op. Bank Ltd. or SVC Cooperative Bank Limited, is a banking company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 a scheduled bank, and one of the oldest Urban Co-operative Bank in India built in 1906. The bank was set up when co-operation was just started in the country. It was established with the primary aim of helping the less fortunate members of the community under the ambit of its economic enterprises. It was also to encourage savings and to create funds for providing financial aid to deserving members.Mr. Rao Bahadur Shripad Subbarao Talmaki was the chief architect of the Bank. The Bank was initially registered as a Co-operative Credit Society on 27 December 1906. The Bank is present in 10 States of India. Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Goa, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. In 1907, cumulative deposit scheme, fixed deposit scheme and saving bank deposit were introduced by the bank. After that in 1911, the facilities for remittance were made available to the members by the draft. In 1913, the cash credit scheme was introduced by the bank. In 1956, facilities were thrown open to all communities. In 1988, the Shamrao Vithal bank was conferred the scheduled bank status.