The Timeline of Janta Bank | समय रेखा

1937 Founded Society

January 7, 1938

1937 Founded Society

On 13-07-1937 The Dahanu Road Co-operative Society started under the Leadership of Late Shri. Khushmanlal Harilal Joshi & Late Shri. Hormusji Khekhashru Irani.

1957 Banking Status

January 1, 1957

In 1957 Co-operative Credit Society received Banking Status and converted to “The Dahanu Road Janata Co-op. Bank Ltd.”

Building for Bank

December 18, 1979

Building for Bank

In 1979 under leadership of Late Shri Pratapbhai B. Shah, Late Shri Jawahirlal C. Karnawat & Late Shri. Janardan V. Kelkar & Board of Director Bank’s owned building was constructed.

Licensed by RBI

December 18, 1986

On 31-12-1986 bank received Banking Licence No. UBD MH 818 P 7786 by Reserve Bank of India Banking Regulation Act 1949.

New Branch Approved

March 23, 1996

On 23-03-1996 Bank received licence to open a branch at Dahanu Road East by Reserve Bank of India.


December 18, 1996

During 1996-97, under Leadership of Chairman Late Shri Rajesh H. Parekh & Board of Directors bank’s computerization was started with the help of SMILE/BKIT software company, Mumbai.

New Branch Started

February 1, 1997

On 01-02-1997 under Leadership of Chairman Late Shri. Rajesh H. Parekh & Board of Directors, New branch was opened at Dahanu Road East with Safe Deposit Locker Facility.

Sunday Open

January 24, 1999

From 24-01-1999 Sunday Banking Service Started at Main Branch.

Building for the Bank

February 22, 1999

Building for the Bank

22-02-1999 New building was inaugurated and opened for banking service.

Evening Banking

September 24, 2000

From 24-09-2000 Evening Banking Service started at Main Branch.

Expansion Branches

February 7, 2002

On 07-02-2002 Bank received license to open branches at Charoti and Vangaon by Reserve Bank of India. On 01-04-2002 under Leadership of Chairman Late Shri. Rajesh H. Parekh and Board of Directors, New branches were opened at Kasa (Charoti) & Vangaon with Safe Deposits Locker facility

Pigmy Collection

June 10, 2002

On 10-06-2002 Bank introduced pigmy collection machines to all Pigmy Agents.

New Ambulance

December 8, 2008

On 08-12-2008 Bank has purchased New Ambulance and was dedicated for service of shareholder and society of Dahanu.

IT Dept

December 28, 2008

On 28-12-2008, Bank’s New Information & Technology Department Started.


April 19, 2011

On 19-04-2011 Bank introduced Franking Machine Facility for Payment of “Stamp Duty”.

Core Banking

July 26, 2013

On 26-07-2013 Bank introduced Core Banking Facility and Any Branch Banking Facility started.

SMS Banking

September 23, 2014

On 23-09-2014 SMS Banking Facility was introduced.

Thumb Print

May 21, 2015

On 21-05-2015 Biometric Thumb Impression machine was introduced for staff.