SBI unveils its coffee table book "The Banker to Every Indian"

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SBI unveils its coffee table book "The Banker to Every Indian"

State Bank of India (SBI) launched a coffee table book titled "The Banker to Every Indian" and the book celebrates 75 years of Indian independence and 200 years of SBI's history.

An Overview of the News

  • The book aims to provide a detailed account of the history of SBI since India attained independence.

  • The Coffee Table Book is a tribute to the spirit of India's independence and SBI's contribution to nation building.

  • The book throws light upon the bank's ethics, technological advancements and transformation through significant initiatives taken by the organisation.

  • This book is not only a celebration of SBI's past but also a testimony to its commitment to the future.

About SBI, or State Bank of India

  • It is one of the largest and oldest banks in India.

  • It was established in 1806 as the Bank of Calcutta and later renamed as the Imperial Bank of India.

  • In 1955, the Government of India nationalised the bank and it became the State Bank of India.

  • It offers a wide range of banking products and services to its customers including Personal Banking, Corporate Banking, Agricultural Banking and International Banking.

  • Its personal banking services include savings and current accounts, loans, credit cards and investment products.

  • It has launched several digital initiatives to provide convenient banking services to its customers. These include SBI YONO, an integrated digital banking platform and SBI Quick, a mobile app for instant banking services.

  • SBI has received several awards and honours for its performance and services, including Best Bank Award by Euromoney Magazine, Best Retail Bank Award in India by Asian Banker and Best Bank Award in India by Global Finance Magazine.

Headquarters - Mumbai, Maharashtra

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