- Nationalised Banks
- Bangalore, Karnataka, India
- Investment Banking, Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking, Retail Banking, Private Banking, Asset Management, Pensions, Mortgages and Credit Cards
- Rs. 339.2 billion (US$5.4 billion) (2012)
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Canara Bank is a public sector bank with its headquarter in Bangalore, Karnataka. The bank was established in the year 1906 and is one of the oldest banks in India. The bank has a premier position in the banking industry as it has an unbroken record of profits since its inception. According to data of 2011, Canara Bank had a network of more than 3500 branches and 4000 ATMs located across India.
Apart from India, Canara bank has offices in London, Moscow, Hong Kong, Doha, Shanghai and Dubai. Canara Bank was founded in 1906 at Mangalore by Shri Ammembal Subba Rao Pai, a philanthropist of great repute. When the nationalisation of banks took place, Canara bank was also nationalised in 1969.
Established with the name of Canara Hindu Permanent Fund in Mangalore, on 1 July 1906, the bank changed its name to Canara Bank Limited in 1910 at the time of incorporation.
In 1958, Canara Bank acquired G. Raghumathmul Bank, a Hyderabad based bank.
Along with 13 other major commercial banks, the Government of India nationalised Canara Bank on 19 July 1969. Canara Bank achieved the distinction of being the first Indian Bank to get ISO certification (1996) for "Total Branch Banking" for its Seshadripuram branch in Bangalore.