Katihar is situated in the eastern regions of the Indian state of Bihar. It functions as the regional headquarter of the Katihar district. It is known all over the eastern part of India for being a highly strategic railway junction. This city belonged to the Purnia district earlier. It is a part of the Mithila region. Katihar has a widespread railway network which connects the city to every other part of the country. It is known for its connectivity to the nooks and corners of the North East via railway and hence it is sometimes called "The Gateway of North-East." The city is located in the interior of Bihar and does not have a good network of roads. Katihar has many renowned educational institutions. Schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya, Ramakrishna Mission and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya have their branches in the city. Quite a few well-known colleges in Katihar offer courses in medical sciences, technology. law and other disciplines. The city has a special inclination towards Movies and Sports. There are many movie theatres and open grounds to support these passions of the residents. The railway junction, which is connected to six different lines, is the main revenue generator for this city. Katihar is also a commercial city with plenty of shops, showrooms and restaurants.
The Oriental Bank of Commerce was founded in 1943 in Lahore(Pakistan). It is headquartered in Gurgaon. Shri Mukesh Kumar Jain is the MD and CEO of the OBC bank, and Shri Himanshu Joshi is the Executive Director. In Internet Banking, iBanking services of OBC have been introduced and are available to customers of all the branches through Centralized Banking Solutions(CBS). The customers can view their accounts from anywhere along with making transactions such as fund transfer(NEFT/RTGS), E-commerce within bank transfer, tax payments, etc. In mobile banking, customers can avail OBC mPAY either by online registration or by visiting the bank branch. The customer can also register without making any prior request. Through OBC mPAY customer can avail several facilities such as both intra and inter-fund transfer, cheque status, account statement, account balance, etc. Under the influence of Digital India, the bank has launched BHIM AADHAR OBC app, installed by merchants for taking payments from customers. It works on AEPS or Aadhar Enabled Payment System. National Payment Corporation of India made BHIM and dedicated its service to the nation. Oriental Batua app is another initiative taken by OBC for providing a convenient mode of bill payments.