The Oldest Joint Stock Bank of the Country, Allahabad Bank was founded on April 24, 1865 by a group of Europeans at Allahabad. At that juncture Organized Industry, Trade and Banking started taking shape in India. Thus, the History of the Bank spread over three Centuries - Nineteenth, Twentieth and Twenty-First.
April 24, 1865's The Bank was founded at the confluence city of Allahabad by a group of Europeans.
1920's The Bank became a part of P & O Banking Corporation's group with a bid price of Rs..436 per share,
1923 The Head Office of the Bank shifted to Calcutta on Business considerations.
July 19, 1969 Nationalized along with 13 other banks, Branches - 151 Deposits - Rs.119 crores, Advances - Rs.82 crores.
October, 1989 United Industrial Bank Ltd. merged with Allahabad Bank.
1991 Instituted AllBank Finance Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary for Merchant Banking.
October, 2002 The Bank came out with Initial Public Offer (IPO),of 10 crores share of face value Rs.10 each, reducing Government shareholding to 71.16%.
April, 2005 Follow on Public Offer (FPO) of 10 crores equity shares of face value Rs.10 each with a premium of Rs.72, reducing Government shareholding to 55.23%.
June, 2006 The Bank Transcended beyond the National Boundary, opening Representative Office at Shenzen, China.
Oct, 2006 Rolled out first Branch under CBS.
February, 2007 The Bank opened its first overseas branch at Hong Kong.
March 2007 Bank's business crossed Rs.1,00,000 crores mark
OUR VISION AND MISSION
To put the Bank on a higher growth path by building a Strong Customer-base through Talent Management, induction of State-of-the-art Technology and through Structural Re-organization.
To ensure anywhere and any time banking for the customer with latest state-of-the-art technology and by developing effective customer centric relationship and to emerge as a world-class service provider through efficient utilization of Human Resources and product innovation.