Catholic Syrian Bank Limited

The Catholic Syrian Bank Limited (CSB) is one of the oldest private sector banks in India. Its headquarters in Thrissur, Kerala, India. The bank has Chairman Mr. T S Anantharaman and M.D and CEO as Mr. CVR Rajendran. It was established in the year 1920 getting inspired by the Swadeshi movement to have a Swadeshi bank in India leading to an establishment of the Catholic Syrian Bank. It was started a business on January 1st, 1921 with a capital of Rs. 5 Lakhs and a paid-up capital of Rs. 45270/-.

The bank initially was focused within Kerala later in 1960, due to the crash of some banks, some small banks are amalgamated with bigger banks. In 1964-65, Catholic bank took part in taking over the assets and liabilities of five small/medium sized banks in Kerala. More than 75% of the clients belong to small and economically weaker strata of society. The bank has its 80% of branches in rural and semi-urban areas. The bank has 430 branches and more than 240 ATMs spread over across India.

Catholic Syrian Bank services include-Accounts-Insta Banking, Loan-Retail Loans-Gold Loan, Home Loan, Base Rate/ Service Charges, Forex, Insurance, Investments, GST, Digital Access, Visa Card Registration, Value Added Service, NRI Banking, Agri/FI Banking SME Banking, Corporate Banking.