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Committed to Rural Development
· Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB), a Regional Rural Bank (RRB) established in the year 2006 under an act of Parliament by amalgamating Manjeera Grameena Bank(Medak),Sangameshwara Grameena Bank(Mahabubnagar), Kakatiya Grameena Bank(Warangal), Nagarjuna Grameena Bank(Khammam & Nalgonda)and Sri Visakha Grameena Bank (Visakhapatnam,Vizianagaram&Srikakulam) with Head Office at Hanamkonda, Warangal (Urban District) sponsored by State Bank of India is operating in 21 districts of Telangana State and 3 districts of Andhra Pradesh.
The Regional Rural Banks were owned by the Central Government, the State Government and the Sponsor Bank (APGVB sponsored by State Bank of India) who held shares in the ratios as follows:
- Central Government – 50%,
- State Government – 15%
- Sponsor Bank – 35%.
We are having Eleven Controlling Offices at Kothagudem, Khammam, Nalgonda, Warangal, Ashoknagar, Mahabubnagar, and Sangareddy in Telangana & at Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam and Parvathipuram in Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB) with 775 Branches & 1526 Bank Mitra Points across 2 states is one of the leading Banks in serving rural folks in Telangana State. Of the total Branches, 500 Branches i.e., 64% are in rural areas, which signify the commitment of Bank towards rural areas.
What is IFSC Code
IFSC is short for Indian Financial System Code and represents the 11 digit character that you can usually see on your bank’s cheque leaves, or other bank sponsored material. This 11 character code helps identify the individual bank branches that participate in the various online money transfer options like NEFT and RTGS.
How to find IFSC Code?
Ways to find IFSC codes
- IFSC code can be found on cheque leaf and bank passbook of the respective bank.
- Banks and respective branch list of IFSC codes can be obtained from Reserve Bank of India’s website.
- The IFSC code of a particular bank can also be found on the banks’ official website.
Benefits of IFSC Code
Benefits of IFSC Code are :
- Helps to identify a Bank and its respective branch
- Eliminates errors in the process of fund transfer
- Transfers done with IFSC such as NEFT, RTGS and IMPS are accurate
What is MICR Code
MICR or Magnetic Ink Character Recognition Code is a 9 digit code used for faster processing of cheques. MICR number is also unique for every bank branch, hence it helps in uniquely identifying the bank and branch participating in an Electronic Clearing System (ECS). MICR Code like IFSC is a combination of 3 essential components:
- The first 3 digits represent the city code.
- The middle 3 represent the particular bank code.
- The last 3 digits represent the specific branch code
Benefits of MICR Code
Benefits of MICR Codes are:
MICR code enables efficient, quick and error-free processing of cheques. This is possible with magnetic ink, reading machines and technology used in MICR.
Difference between IFSC and MICR code
ink character recognition code (MICR) is a technology that enables faster
processing of cheques by recognizing unique characters printed on the cheque.
MICR consists of a 9 digit code. The
first three digits of the MICR code represent the city, the next three give the
bank code and the last three digits denote the branch of the bank. Similar to
an IFSC code, every branch of a bank has a specific MICR code. While IFSC is
used for online fund transactions, MICR is used for cheques.
Let’s understand the difference between IFSC and MICR