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 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.