Durg is small a city in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It functions as the headquarters of the Durg District. The city is a part of the Durg-Bhilai urban agglomeration. The Shivnath River flows through this city. The city of Durg has a population of more than 2 lakh residents and Hindi is the most commonly used language in the area. It is a hub for Chhattisgarh?s industrial development by meaningfully using its resources. Durg is known for its cultural competency and social harmony. The is a Jain shrine in the Nagpura area, the Chandi Mandir and Maitri Garden are places worth visiting in this city.
The bank was named Vijaya Bank since it was found on the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami Day. On 23 October 1931, it was founded by a group of farmers under the leadership of A. B. Shetty, in Mangaluru, Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka State. The Bank has been actively working with the agenda of financial inclusion. The bank has been started with the objective of economic empowerment and providing banking services to the rural masses. The bank has provided sanitation facilities to 56 government schools mostly in rural areas. The bank has established 32 rural health centers where patients are provided with primary health care and medicine free of cost. A unique programme has also been devised to adopt girl children. The bank introduced the policy of Girl Child Adoption in 2011 under which the bank takes girl children from SC/ ST/ OBC/ economically weaker sections / backward areas/ needy families from the age of 5 years onwards to promote girl child education, mostly from rural and backward areas. The bank has adopted 1163 girl children all over the country.V-Gyan Sagar is a unique initiative taken by Vijaya Bank to impart financial literacy to the public. It is an Android-based mobile application that enables its subscribers to receive regular updates on banking and economic news. It explains banking terminologies.