The largest and the capital city of the Indian state of Mizoram is Aizawl. It is the states center of administration and houses all the important government offices such as the civil secretariat and the state assembly house. The population of Aizawl is around 3 lakhs and it strongly reflects the various communities of the ethnic Mizo people. 93% of the population is Christian. The city is located in between the Tlawng river valley and the Tuirial river valley. It has a mild sub-tropical climate but also experiences heavy rainfall. The economy of Aizawl is primarily sustained by government services. The major banks are located within Aizawl, employing many residents. The tourism industry is a flourishing trade in the scenic city of Aizwal, which has many hotels that further boost the citys economy. The city is moderately connected to the neighboring areas and the government is working on improving the connectivity. The various places of tourist interest in and around Aizwal are Solomons Temple, Baktawng Village, Durtlang Hills, Bara Bazar, Mizoram State Museum, etc.
The government owns 63.44% of the share capital of Union Bank of India making it one of the largest government-owned bank. As on 30 September 2015, the Union Bank had a network of 6909 ATMs. The online telebanking facility of UBI is available to all the Core Banking Customers, either individual or corporate. UBI had 4214 branches, as of September 2016. Out of them, four bank branches are outside India in Hong Kong, Antwerp, and Sydney (Australia) Dubai International Financial Centre. The representative offices of UBI are at Abu Dhabi, Shanghai, Beijing. The Union Bank of India (Union Bank) was registered as a limited company in Mumbai on 11 November 1919, and Mahatma Gandhi inaugrated it. The Union Bank of India had only four branches - three in Mumbai and one in Saurashtra at the time of Independence in 1947. After Independence, the growth of UBI was accelerated, and the Indian Government nationalized it in 1969. It had 240 branches by that time. The Union Bank of India acquired Belgaum Bank shortly after nationalization. The UBI bought the Miraj State Bank in 1985. In 1999 the Union Bank was requested by the RBI to acquire Sikkim Bank in a rescue after extensive irregularities had been discovered at the non-scheduled bank.