sambhal is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The Sambhal district was carved out of the Moradabad district in 2011. It comprises three tehsils: Sambhal and Chandausi, and Gunnaur. Sambhal city is popular for its unique craft items made of horns and bones. These items are manufactured in the Sarai Tarin for export. Sambhal is believed to have flourished during the rule of Akbar. However, the growth rate diminished and the city lost its popularity when Shah Jahan took over the charge of the city. Sambhal has many mint farms and it is Asias largest market of mentha oil or Methanol. The Sarai Tarin area is famous for its handicraft industry. Decorated showpieces of bone and horns with intricate handiwork are exported to Europe. The rural residents are mostly employed in agriculture. Having been ruled by great Islamic rulers from the Mughal dynasty and the Delhi Sultanate, Sambhal houses many mosques and mausoleums of Islamic architecture. The Shahi Jama Masjid, Chakki Ka Paat, Tota Maina Ki Kabr, Manokamna Mandir, etc. are the places worth visiting at Sambhal.
the State Bank of Travancore (SBT) was a premier Indian bank based in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The SBT was a sister concern of the State Bank Group, but it also had private shareholders. SBT was the leading bank of Kerala. It had a network of 1,157 branches and 1,602 ATMs across India, as of 31 March 2015. The Union Cabinet approved the proposal of combining SBT and four other associate banks with SBI, on 15 February 2017. On 31 March 2017, It finally merged with its parent SBI bank. It was founded on 12 September 1945 as the Travancore Bank Ltd, an initiative by Travancore Diwan C. P. Ramaswami Iyer. Due to widespread resentment against his dictatorial rule, the bank never gave him the credit of his role. Instead, Sri Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma, the Maharaja of Travancore was considered as the founder of the bank, though the king had little to do with the founding of the SBT bank. Although the contribution of the Travancore government was 25% only in the bank capital, apart from its general banking business, the bank undertook government treasury work and foreign exchange business. Its head office was located at Thiruvananthapuram. It became a subordinate of State Bank of India under the SBI Subsidiary Banks Act, 1959, in 1960, enacted by the Parliament of India, and thus achieved the name state Bank of Travancore.Ms. Arundhatti Bhattacharya is the ex-officio chairman, and Mr. CR Sasikumar is the managing director of the SBT.