(founded 26th May, 1938
) is one of the earliest banks in India
- Dena Bank was founded by the family of Devkaran Nanjee under the name Devkaran Nanjee Banking Company Ltd.
- It found its new name, Dena Bank Ltd. when it was incorporated as a Public Company in Dec 1939.
- It is one of the most prestigious banks of India having a good market share.
- Dena Bank was nationalised (and therefore dropped the 'Ltd.' from its name) in 1969 along with 13 other banks in India.