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This 155-year-old PSB Will Cease to Exist on February 15

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New Delhi: Allahabad Bank, one of the oldest public sector banks in India, will soon become history as it will be merged with Indian Bank on February 15. The merger process will begin from 9 PM on February 12 and complete at 9 AM on Monday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced the merger of several public sector banks in Budget 2020 held in March last year. The Indian Bank announced a share swap ratio of 115 equity shares of Rs 10 each for every 1,000 shares of Rs 10 each of Allahabad Bank. As per the scheme, Allahabad Bank was amalgamated into Indian Bank, along with nine other PSBs merged into four. Also Read – Customer Alert! You Won’t Get Rs 2000 Notes at Indian Bank ATMs From March 1 | Know Here Why

As a result, Allahabad Bank’s online services like net banking, fund transfer, issuance of cheques etc have already been stopped. Established 155 years ago on April 24, 1865, Allahabad Bank was headquartered in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad initially. It also had its presence in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh 45 years ago. The headquarters was later shifted to Kolkata after 20 years of establishment. Also Read – Indian Bank SO Recruitment 2020: Deadline to Apply Today, Register on indianbank.net.in

Allahabad Bank has the largest number of fixed assets as compared to other banks. The bank has the largest number of 3,230 branches across the country primarily located in UP, Bengal at number two, Bihar in the third position and Madhya Pradesh at four (150 branches). Also Read – Now, Allahabad Bank Reports Rs 1,774 Crore Fraud by Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd to RBI

Allahabad Bank had 21,500 employees. With the merger, all of these branches will now be known under the name of Indian Bank. Employees will also be identified as workers of Indian Bank instead of Allahabad Bank.

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