Durg is small a city in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It functions as the headquarters of the Durg District. The city is a part of the Durg-Bhilai urban agglomeration. The Shivnath River flows through this city. The city of Durg has a population of more than 2 lakh residents and Hindi is the most commonly used language in the area. It is a hub for Chhattisgarh?s industrial development by meaningfully using its resources. Durg is known for its cultural competency and social harmony. The is a Jain shrine in the Nagpura area, the Chandi Mandir and Maitri Garden are places worth visiting in this city.
In 1926, seven businessmen of Karur founded Lakshmi Vilas Bank under the leadership of Shri V.S.N. Ramalinga Chettiar. They aimed to serve the financial needs of people who were occupied in trading businesses, industry and agriculture, in and around Karur. The bank was established on November 3, 1926, under the Indian Companies Act, 1913, and on November 10, 1926, it obtained the certificate to commence business. After the Banking Regulations Act was introduced in1949, the bank received its banking license from RBI and became a scheduled commercial bank? revealing its capability to operate as a full-fledged commercial bank. Lakshmi Vilas Bank did considerable expansion of its branch network from 1961 to 1965, when the bank took over nine other banks. The bank started the development of its branch network beyond Tamil Nadu in 1974 to take benefit from the additional opportunities across India. Thus, offices were established in the neighboring states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Kerala, critical financial centres like Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi, as well as in other prominent business centers in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.