Inception

Vijaya Bank, was founded on 23rd October 1931 by late Shri A.B.Shetty and other enterprising farmers in Mangalore, Karnataka. The objective of the founders was essentially to promote banking habit, thrift and entrepreneurship among the farming community of Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka State. The bank became a scheduled bank in 1958.

Vijaya Bank steadily grew into a large All India bank, with nine smaller banks merging with it during the 1963-68. The credit for this merger as well as growth goes to late Shri Mulki Sunder Ram Shetty, the then the Chief Executive of the bank. The bank was nationalised on 15th April 1980. The bank has built a network of 2030 branches, 13 Extension Counters and 1865 ATMs as on 31.12.2016, that span all States and  Union Territories in the country.
Each branch provides effective and efficient services and significantly contributes to the growth of the individual, and the nation...
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