Bank of Maharashtra is a major public sector bank in India. Government of India holds 81.2% of the total shares. The bank has 15 million customers across the length and breadth of the country served through more than 1868 branches. It has largest network of branches by any public sector bank in the state of Maharashtra.
The bank was founded by a group of visionaries led by the late V. G. Kale and the late D. K. Sathe and registered as a banking company on 16 September 1935 at Pune.
The bank was registered on 16 September 1935 with an authorised capital of ? 1 million, and began business on 8 February 1936. Bank's financial assistance to small units has given birth to many of today's industrial houses. After nationalization in 1969, the bank expanded rapidly.
Shri Narendra Singh who had assumed the office of Chairman and Managing Director from 1 February 2012, left his office on 30 September 2013 on attaining superannuation. Shri Sushil Muhnot is the new Chairman and Managing Director