Formation of new districts in the State of West Bengal – Assignment of Lead Bank Responsibility

RBI/2017-18/60
FIDD.CO.LBS.BC.No.15/02.08.001/2017-18

September 21, 2017

The Chairmen & Managing Directors/Chief Executive Officers
All Lead Banks

Dear Sir/Madam,

Formation of new districts in the State of West Bengal –
Assignment of Lead Bank Responsibility

The Government of West Bengal vide Gazette Notification dated March 20, 2017 had notified the creation of a new district “Jhargram” with effect from April 4, 2017 and by Gazette Notification dated March 24, 2017 created a new district “Paschim Bardhaman” with effect from April 7, 2017 in the State of West Bengal. It has been decided to assign the lead bank responsibility of the new districts as detailed below:-

Sr
No
Newly carved district Erstwhile District Sub Divisions of newly created districts Lead Bank Responsibility assigned to District Working Code allotted to new district
1 Paschim Medinipur Paschim Medinipur Medinipur Sadar, Kharagpur, Ghatal United Bank of India 112
2 Jhargram Paschim Medinipur Jhargram Sadar United Bank of India 398
3 Purba Bardhaman Purba Bardhaman Bardhaman Sadar North, Bardhaman Sadar South, Katwa, Kalna UCO Bank 399
4 Paschim Bardhaman Purba Bardhaman Asansol Sadar, Durgapur State Bank of India 403

2. The District Working Code of the new districts have been allotted for the purpose of BSR reporting by banks.

3. There is no change in the lead bank responsibilities of the other districts in the State of West Bengal.

Yours faithfully

(Ajay Kumar Misra)
Chief General Manager

Source: RBI Notification

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