State Bank of India

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State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest bank in India.[source?] It is owned by the government of India. SBI headquarters are in Mumbai.

History[change | change source]

The State Bank of India was established on July 1, 1955.[1]

Symbol and slogan[change | change source]

The symbol of the State Bank of India is a circle with a small man at the center of the circle.[2] The circle is a symbol of perfection and the common man is at the centre of the bank's business.

The bank is known by several slogans, including

  • "Pure banking nothing else"[3]
  • "With you—all the way"[4]
  • "Banker to every Indian"[5]

Associate banks[change | change source]

SBI has five associate banks.

References[change | change source]

  1. Pathak, Bharati V. (2011). The Indian Financial System: Markets, Institutions and Services, p. 420.
  2. The SBI symbol is not a keyhole.
  3. Inter Publicity Pvt. Ltd. (Interpub), "SBI—Pure banking nothing else Campaign"; retrieved 2012-6-29.
  4. State Bank of India (SBI), "Press Release—FY 09 Results"; retrieved 2012-6-29.
  5. Interpub, "SBI—The banker to every Indian Campaign"; retrieved 2012-6-29.

Other websites[change | change source]

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