The Faridabad Central Cooperative Bank Ltd; Faridabad came into existence on 17.10.1979 with the primary objective of inculcating banking habits among the rural masses. The Bank has its jurisdiction throughout the District Faridabad and Palwal. At the time of registration the bank had only 12 branches. Keepingin view the persistence demand from the rural masses the bank has been opening new branches for the facility of its customers. The total branches as on date stand to 33. Out of these 33 branches 28 are rural and 5 are urban. The bank initially functioned for accepting deposits and advancing loans to the agricultural sector. Today with the changing scenario the bank has also diversified its functions and has also entered into the Non Farm Sector to comparison with other commercial banks. From the last more than 10 years the bank has been financing loans under individual financing scheme for 22 broad categories specified by RBI/NABARD. Besides this small road transport operators are also advanced loans upto this limit. For agro based projects loans for higher amounts are also available at cheaper rates of interest. Bank has taken special steps to provide loans to the rural artisans and weaker sections of the society.