siliguri is situated in the Indian state of West Bengal. It lies on the banks of the river Mahananda, at the foothills of the Himalayan mountains. The city is a gateway to the exotic hill stations in North Bengal such as Darjeeling and Kalimpong. The city was originally a small hamlet which flourished into a busy town when the British introduced railways to the region. The economy of Siliguri is mostly based on tourism. However, agricultural products of the regions in and around the city also contribute to it. Educational facilities in the city depend on institutions like the University of North Bengal, Surendra Institute of Engineering & Management, Siliguri Government College and Siliguri Institute of Technology, etc. Apart from connecting tourists to the much-coveted vacation spots in the Himalayas, Siliguri itself is an attractive tourist destination. Tourist spots worth visiting in and around the city include the ISKCON Siliguri, Coronation Bridge, Kali Mandir, Sri Sri Radha Madhavsundara, Hong Kong Market, The Science City, Chilapata Forest, Chapramari Sanctuary, Garumara Sanctuary and Sourian Nature park.
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.