The city of Shivpuri is also a municipality in the Shivpuri district located in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It falls within the Gwalior Division of the state. Shivpuri functions as the administrative headquarter of the eponymous district. Shivpuri district shares a border with Rajasthan towards the west. It consists of nine tehsils. Shivpuri functioned as the summer capital of the Scindia rulers of Gwalior. Shivpuri is a popular tourist attraction, especially in the monsoon season when it has a number of lakes and minor waterfalls. The lush greenery and the thick dense forests in and around the city makes is a scenic place to explore. Places of tourist attraction near this city are Chhatari ornate marble memorials, Ban Ganga Dham, Chintaharan Mandir, Mohineshwar Dham, 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.