Assignment of Lead Bank Responsibility

Amalgamation of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda has been notified vide Gazette of India Notification G.S.R. 2(E) dated January 2, 2019. The Notification called the ‘Amalgamation of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda Scheme, 2019’ has come into force on April 1, 2019.

In view of the above, it was decided by RBI to assign the lead bank responsibility of districts hitherto held by Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank. Accordingly, lead bank responsibility is assigned as follows:

Sr No State/UT Erstwhile Lead Bank District Lead Bank Responsibility assigned to
1 Chhattisgarh Dena Bank i) Balod Bank of Baroda
ii) Dhamtari
iii) Durg
iv) Gariaband
v) Mahasamund
vi) Raipur
vii) Rajnandgaon
2 Gujarat Dena Bank i) Ahmedabad State Bank of India
ii) Aravalli Bank of Baroda
iii) Banaskantha
iv) Botad
v) Devbhumi Dwarka
vi) Gandhinagar State Bank of India
vii) Kutch (Bhuj) Bank of Baroda
viii) Mehsana
ix) Patan
x) Sabarkantha
3 Karnataka Vijaya Bank i) Dharwad Bank of Baroda
ii) Haveri
iii) Mandya
4 Dadra & Nagar Haveli Dena Bank i) Dadra & Nagar Haveli Bank of Baroda

There is no change in the lead bank responsibilities of the other districts across the country.

Source: rbi circular no. RBI/2018-19/158
FIDD.CO.LBS.BC.No.17/02.08.001/2018-19 dt. April 1, 2019

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