Bank History – The Bank was registered in the name of Bihar and Orissa Provincial Co-operative Bank on 16.03.1914 under the Cooperative Societies Act II of 1912. Its registration no.267/1913-14. Initially, the area of operation of the Bank was Bihar and Orissa. After the separation of Orissa in the year, 1936-37 its area of operation was confined to Bihar and its name was changed to Bihar State Co-operative Bank Ltd. in December 1950. After application of the Banking Regulation Act 1949 to Co-operative Bank on 1st March 1966, this Bank was included in the second schedule of Reserve Bank of India in the month of July 1966. Earlier, The bank was doing trading business also, but this business was transferred to Bihar State Co-operative Marketing Union after its establishment in the month of June 1958.