Deoghar, considered to be a holy city, is a part of the Indian state of Jharkhand. It functions as the administrative headquarters of the Deoghar District. It is located in the Santhal Parganas division of harkhand. This city is known for the famed Baidyanath Dham Temple which is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines in India. The city has mythological origins and houses famous mythological temples. Thus Deoghar attracts a lot of tourists and devotees. The famous educational institutions in the city are Deoghar College, Deoghar Ramakrishna Mission and the campus of Birla Institute of Technology. The city has over 2 lakh residents who speak in Hindi. Other popular tourist destinations in and around the city are the Tapavan, the Trikut Parvat, Naulakha Mandir, Nandan Pahar and Sri Sri Thakur Anukul Chandra Satsang Ashrama.
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.