Canara Bank Current Affairs

Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan: Canara Bank’s Brand ambassador

Screenshot_1The public sector lender, Canara Bank announced cricketer Shikhar Dhawan as its brand ambassador.

Objective: To gear up for the next phase of banking with a special focus on the country’s youth.

Canara Bank is not the first public sector lender to name a cricketer as its brand ambassador. For example- Cricketer Rahul Dravid has been Bank of Baroda’s brand ambassador since 2005.


Canara Bank got license to open a branch in New York

Screenshot_1To expand its global presence, the Canara Bank received a license from the US regulators to open a branch in New York. As stated by the Chairman and Managing Director of Canara Bank, R. K. Dubey, the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve approved the proposal of the bank to open a branch in New York. This is the first time that an Indian bank has secured an approval of the US regulators.

About Canara Bank
  • An Indian state-owned bank.
  • Headquarters: Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • Founded: 1906

Operates in four segments: treasury operations, retail banking operations, wholesale banking operations and other banking operations.