UCO Bank is a commercial bank established in 1943. The idea to establish the bank was first conceived by G.D. Birla, the famous industrialist, after the historic 'Quit India Movement' in 1942. The idea was culminated on the 6th of January 1943, when The United Commercial Bank Ltd. was born with its Registered and Head Office at Kolkata. A commercial bank and a Government of India Undertaking, it comprises of government representatives as well as renowned professionals like accountants, management experts, economists, businessmen, and so on, in its Board of Directors. United Commercial Bank has stretched out to of all segments of the economy - be it agriculture, industry, trade and commerce, services or infrastructure.
Along with 13 other major commercial banks of India, United Commercial Bank was nationalized on 19th July, 1969, by the Government of India. Thereafter the Bank expanded rapidly. To keep pace with the developing scenario and expansion of business, the Bank undertook an exercise in organizational restructuring in the year 1972. Under the act of Indian Parliament, in 1985, its name changed from United Commercial Bank to the present name, UCO Bank. As of 2005, the bank has 2000 Service Units spread all over India. A distinctive feature of UCO bank is its introduction of 'NO HOLIDAY' branches. These bank branches work on all the 365 days of a year. With the age of global banking, UCO bank has also changed to be adept with the newest technology, boasting of specialized computerized branches in both India and overseas.
Branches & ATM Services
Headquartered in Kolkata, UCO Bank has about 35 Regional Offices spread all over India. Overseas, it has two branches in Singapore and Hong Kong. UCO bank has a total of 414 ATMs across the states of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chattisgarh, Chandigarh, Goa Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Nagaland, New Delhi, Orissa, Pondicherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal