History Of Banking In India

Bank of Hindustan (1770) was the first bank to be established in India (Alexander and Co.) at Calcutta under European management. Other banks set-up were Bank of Bengal (1806), Bank of Bombay (1840), and the Bank of Madras (1843) – these were called Presidency Banks. First bank with limited liability managed by the Indian board was Oudh Commercial Bank, founded in 1881. The Read more about History Of Banking In India[…]

The Missile Man of India- “A. P. J.” Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen “A. P. J.” Abdul Kalam  (15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was the 11thPresident of India from 2002 to 2007. A career scientist turned politician, Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He spent the next four decades as a scientist and science Read more about The Missile Man of India- “A. P. J.” Abdul Kalam[…]

The Unsung Indian Economist: Gopal Krishna Gokhale 

Gopal Krishna Gokhale, was one of the social and political leaders during the Indian Independence Movement against the British Empire in India. Gokhale was the founder of the Servants of India Society. Through the Society as well as the Congress and other legislative bodies he served in, Gokhale campaigned for Indian self-rule and also social reform. He was born Read more about The Unsung Indian Economist: Gopal Krishna Gokhale […]