Karnal is situated within the National Capital Region. It functions as the headquarters of the Karnal District of Haryana. It is believed that the city was founded by Karna, an important figure in the Hindu epic of Mahabharata, who had died at the hands of archrival and his half-brother, Arjuna. It is one of the 100 cities that are being developed into smart cities as per PM Narendra Modis Smart Cities Mission. It is one of the cleanest cities in the country that houses many reputed educational institutions like Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Maharana Pratap Horticultural University of Karnal, Dyal Singh College, and branches of famous schools like Delhi Public School and Kendriya Vidyalaya. The city served as a refuge for the British survivors during the 1857 Uprising in Delhi.
The Union Bank of India was established on 11th November 1919 in Mumbai. In the year 1921, and inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation during that period. The Bank has network of more than 4200 branches across the country. The core values of bank are reflected in the fact that the bank has shown an exponential profit growth in last 96 years of its working. The bank has been playing a very proactive role in growing the economy of India. It provides credit to different sectors of the economy such as Industries, exports, trading, agriculture, infrastructure in order to meet their requirements for operating business in those sectors. Along with that, there are some individual sectors to which the bank has given credit to spur economic growth and earn from a well-diversified portfolio of assets. The resources of the bank are mobilized through Current, Savings accounts, and through refinance and borrowings from abroad. The Union Bank consists of large clientele of over 5.7 crores. The Union Bank is an early adopter of technology due to which 100% of its branches are computerized. Shri Rajkiran Rai G. is the current Managing Director and CEO of the bank.