Prathama Bank is the first Regional Rural Bank of India, sponsored by Syndicate Bank established on 2nd October, 1975, with its Head Office at Moradabad in accordance with Regional Rural Bank Ordinance 1975 issued on 26th September, 1975 (Replaced later by Regional Rural Bank Act, 1976(2) of 1976 of Government of India).
Prathama Bank is a Scheduled Bank placed under the IInd schedule of Reserve bank of India. Ownership of the Bank is vested with the Central Government 50 %, Syndicate Bank 35 % and the Uttar Pradesh Government 15 %. The Bank is operating in 4 districts namely Moradabad, Rampur, Jyotiba Phule Nagar and a newly formed district Bheem Nagar with a network of 242 branches.
Strong Financial Base with Reserves of 567 crore and Net Worth of 584 Crore
Total Business Rs.5841 Crores as on 31.03.2012
CD Ratio - 76 % among the highest in the state of UP
CRAR - 21.11 %
All branches on CBS & RTGS/ NEFT enabled
One branch has crossed Rs.200 crore business
4 branches have crossed Rs.100 crore business
19 branches have crossed Rs.50 crossed business
The Bank has its own Head Office building at Moradabad, the Brass City
The Bank has own Currency Chest of A category
Own well equipped Staff Training Centre
Bank’s Net Profit crosses 100 crore
Serving the people for the last 37 years, the Bank has become lifeline of the people in its operational area and has strong presence;
Large customer base in excess of 3.10 million;
Pioneer in the field of Micro Finance. The Bank has developed its own model of micro finance i.e. Prathama Model. It has been widely appreciated and recognized by NABARD, GOI and other international forums. The Bank has promoted largest number of SHGs, JLGs and Farmers’ Clubs in the state of UP;
National Pioneer in the field of promotion of Solar Home Lighting. Bank’s efforts have been recognized and the Bank has been awarded INDIA POWER AWARDS for the years 2008-09, 2009-10 & 2010-11;
Commitments fulfilled towards Financial Inclusion by providing ICT based banking facilities in all villages identified for financial inclusion as per the Government of India guidelines.
Head Office,Prathama Bhawan,
Ram Ganga Vihar Phase-II
Post Box NO. 446,
Uttar Pradesh (INDIA).