- Nationalised Banks
- NSE: UCOBANK
- Ghanshyam Das Birla
- 6 January 1943
- Kolkata, West Bengal
- India and Worldwide
- Consumer banking, corporate banking, finance and insurance, investment banking, mortgage loans, private banking, wealth management
- 1510 Crores (2013)
- Government of India
• UCO Bank Branches in Alphabetical OrderA | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y
UCO Bank Head Office,
10, B T M Saran
Phone: (033) 22356547/22350367
Fax: (033) 22356546
UCO Bank is one of the oldest banks in India. Established in 1943 in Kolkata, it was earlier known as United Commercial Bank. The idea of organising a commercial bank with Indian capital and management was mooted by Ghanshyam Das Birla, an prominent Indian industrialist, during the Quit India movement of 1942, which resulted into the formation of the United Commercial Bank Limited.
With its headquarters at Kolkata, the bank started functioning with an issued capital of INR 2 crores and a paid-up capital of INR 1 crore.
UCO Bank was nationalised on 19 July 1969 by the Government of India, along with 13 major commercial banks as part of the nationalisation of banks policy of government of India. By an act of parliament, the name of the bank was changed to UCO Bank in 1985.
UCO Bank has has more than 2500 Service Units across India. It also has two overseas branches - Singapore and Hong Kong. The bank operates 44 Zonal Offices across India.
The product portfolio of the bank includes consumer banking, corporate banking, finance and insurance, investment banking, mortgage loans, private banking, wealth management etc.