Dehri is a city in the Indian state of Bihar. It is located in the Rohtas district. It is also known by the name "Sone." River Sone passes through Dehri and the beautiful Indrapuri Dam stands on it. The Kaimur mountains surround the city. Dehri has a population of more than 1.3 lakh people who speak in Hindi, Urdu, Bhojpuri and Magadhi. Dehri has a very rich heritage. The famous Sundial Clock at Dehri, known as Dhup Ghadi, was made in 1871 and is situated near the sone river. Indias second longest railway bridge, which is over the Sone River and more than 3 kilometers long, is situated in Dehri and links the city to Sone Nagar. There is a motor bridge on NH2 with similar length.
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.