Regional Rural Banks in India – RRBs

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Regional Rural Banks

Regional Rural Banks are those commercial banks in India that function in various states at regional levels.RRBs provides essential financial & banking services in the rural area for the people in India. However, RRBs also have many branches in urban areas as well. RBI is the central banking managing all banks in India & licenses new Banks once it clears all guidelines.

Formation of Regional Rural Banks

United Bank of India Sponsoring the few of Regional Rural Banks. Mainly, the RRB’s focus on providing credit facility through banking for the people in agricultural sectors & rural sector. The Regional Rural Bank started developing from 2nd October of 1975 & this was the first Regional Rural Bank opened on this date and five other RRBs were also set up in different rural regions of the country.

Any commercial bank can sponsor for Regional Rural Banks. It was clearly defined at the time of its introduction that 50% of the share of any Regional Rural Bank will be owned by the Central Government. State Government will own 15%, and Sponsor Banks will own 35% of shares respectively of Regional Rural Banks.

Functions performed by Regional Rural Banks

  1. It offers banking services to semi-urban and rural areas.
  2. RRB provides Para-Banking services such as locker facilities, credit and debit cards, etc.
  3. It carries out government operations such as pension distribution, wages’ disbursement to MGNREGA workers.

 List of Regional Rural Banks in India


Regional Rural Bank Name

Andhra PradeshAndhra Pragathi Grameena Bank
Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank
Saptagiri Grameena Bank
AssamAssam Gramin Vikash Bank
Langpi Dehangi Rural Bank
Arunachal PradeshArunachal Pradesh Rural Bank
BiharUttar Bihar Gramin Bank
Madhya Bihar Gramin Bank
Bihar Gramin Bank
ChhattisgarhChhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank
GujaratDena Gujarat Gramin Bank
Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank
Saurashtra Gramin Bank
HaryanaSarva Haryana Gramin Bank
Himachal PradeshHimachal Pradesh Gramin Bank
JharkhandJharkhand Gramin Bank
Vananchal Gramin Bank
Jammu & KashmirJammu And Kashmir Grameen Bank
Ellaquai Dehati Bank
KarnatakaKaveri Grameena Bank
Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank
KeralaKerala Gramin Bank
Madhya PradeshNarmada Jhabua Gramin Bank
Central Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank
Madhyanchal Gramin Bank
MaharashtraMaharashtra Gramin Bank
Vidarbha Kokan Gramin Bank
ManipurManipur Rural Bank
MeghalayaMeghalaya Rural Bank
MizoramMizoram Rural Bank
NagalandNagaland Rural Bank
OdishaOdisha Gramya Bank
Utkal Grameen Bank
PunjabPunjab Gramin Bank
Malwa Gramin Bank
Sutlej Gramin Bank
PuducherryPuduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank
RajasthanBaroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank
Marudhara Rajasthan Gramin Bank
Tamil NaduPandyan Grama Bank
Pallavan Grama Bank
TelanganaAndhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank
Telangana Grameena Bank
TripuraTripura Gramin Bank
Uttar PradeshSarva UP Gramin Bank
Prathama Bank
Allahabad UP Gramin Bank
Baroda UP Gramin Bank
Gramin Bank Of Aryavrat
Kashi Gomti Samyukt Gramin Bank
Purvanchal Bank
UttarakhandUttarakhand Gramin Bank
West BengalBangiya Gramin Vikash Bank
Paschim Banga Gramin Bank
Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank


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