|Founded||Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, 2001|
|Headquarters||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Products||Consumer banking, corporate banking, finance|
|People||Ashok Lahiri (Chairman)|
|Competitors||pnb, dena bank|
Bandhan Bank (Bengali: বন্ধন ব্যাংক)
Bandhan, which started as a micro-finance company in 2001, started banking operations after approval licence by Reserve Bank of India in 2014
Bandhan Bank Limited was incorporated on 23rd December 2014 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bandhan Financial Holdings Limited. Bandhan received the in-principle approval of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for setting up a universal bank in April 2014; the banking regulator gave its final nod in June 2015. Incidentally, Kolkata-headquartered Bandhan is the first bank to be set up in eastern part of India after Independence.