Purvanchal Bank (Sponsored by SBI), was constituted on 1st April 2013 after amalgamation of two Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) namely Purvanchal Gramin Bank and Ballia-Etawah Gramin Bank as per notification no. F.No. 7/9/2011-RRB (UP) dated 01-04-2013 of GOI under Sub section (1) of section 23A of Regional Rural Bank Act, 1976 (21 of 1976). Purvanchal Bank having its Head Office at Gorakhpur through the network of its 571 branches in 11 districts (Aurraiya, Ballia, Basti, Deoria, Etawah, Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Maharajganj, Mau, Santkabir Nagar, Siddhart Nagar) of U.P. and 10 Regional offices (Bansdih, Basti, Deoria, Etawah, Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Maharajganj, Rasra, Santkabir Nagar, Siddhart Nagar). All branches are on CBS platform.