(Regional Rural Bank sponsored by Canara Bank)


Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank is a Regional Rural Bank formed on 23/08/2013, under the Sub-Section (1) of Section 3 of the RRB Act 1976 (27 of 1976) under the sponsorship of Canara Bank vide Extraordinary Gazette notification F.No.7/9/2011-RRB (Karnataka) dated 23/08/2013 of Government of India.

The RRB with its Head Office at Ballari was formed by amalgamating the two RRBs of Karnataka namely Pragathi Gramin Bank sponsored by Canara Bank and Krishna Grameena Bank sponsored by State Bank of India and covers 11 eastern districts of Karnataka State.

The financial position and Network  of Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank as at 31.3.2017 is as under:

I.   Date of Establishment           : 08/07/2013

II.  Share Capital                       : Rs. 63.66 crores

III.     Reserves                             : Rs.1165.36

IV.      No. of Branches                    : 649

V.     Regional Offices                    : 10

VI.    Area of Operation                 : All 11 Eastern districts of Karnataka State viz.,


  1. Bellary
  2. Raichur
  3. Koppal
  4. Davanagere
  5. Chitradurga
  6. Shivamogga
  7. Kolar
  8. Chikkaballapur
  9. Gulbarga
  10. Bidar
  11. Yadgir


VII      Total staff                               : 3284

VIII     Deposits                                  : Rs.15361 crores

IX        Advances                                : Rs.12400 crores

X         Total Business                         : Rs.27761 crores

XI        Profit before Tax                     : Rs.353.25crores

XII      Profit after Tax                       : Rs.201.61 crores




Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank is in forefront in Technology implementation and digitization.  Apart from Core Banking, ATMs, NEFT, RTGS implementation hitherto,  RRB has ventured into AEPS on us, off-us transactions, Mobile Banking Apps etc.


For further information please contact:

Mr. R Ravikumar, 
Chairman, Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank 
Head office: 32, Sangankal Road 
P.B. No.55, Gandhinagar, Bellary Karnataka -583 103 
Ph: 08392-255010, 257250, 257485, 255991, 255029 
Fax- 08392-256886