Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) was started in the year 1916 in Karur, then a small textile town with a vast agricultural background, by two people M.A. Venkatarama Chettiar and Athi Krishna Chettiar. What started as a venture with a seed capital of Rs. 1.20 lakh has grown into a leading financial institution that offers a gamut of financial services, under one roof, to millions of its customers.
KVB is one of the earliest banks in the country to achieve full networking of its branches under Core Banking Solutions. The Bank has always been a frontrunner in adopting and leveraging on technology to offer products and services to its customers. The Bank was one of the pioneers in deploying ATMs, Bunch Note Recycler Machines, fully automated passbook printers & Cheque Deposit Kiosks as a move towards self- service banking. The Bank also set a blazing trail in implementing Internet Banking and Mobile Banking to its customers.
The bank offers the KVB Multicurrency Travel Card specially designed to make foreign travel convenient and risk-free. The KVB Multicurrency Travel Card is an EMV Chip Card authenticated by VISA and is acceptable at millions of VISA enabled ATMs and VISA enabled merchant outlets across the globe. The unique feature of KVB Multicurrency Travel Card is loading of eight currencies (USD, SGD, EURO, CAD, GBP, JPY, CHF, SEK) simultaneously in a single card.
Business area of the company
The bank is engaged in providing a wide range of banking and financial services including commercial banking and treasury operations.
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|Parent Organisation||Karur Vysya Bank Ltd.||Managing Director||B Ramesh Babu|