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|
|2||Gujarat||Dena Bank||i) Ahmedabad||State Bank of India|
|ii) Aravalli||Bank of Baroda|
|v) Devbhumi Dwarka|
|vi) Gandhinagar||State Bank of India|
|vii) Kutch (Bhuj)||Bank of Baroda|
|3||Karnataka||Vijaya Bank||i) Dharwad||Bank of Baroda|
|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