Andhra Bank logo

Indian Banks: The Story of Andhra Bank

Andhra Bank History

Andhra Bank logo
Logo

This bank was founded in Machilipatnam (Andhra Pradesh) in 1923 started by Dr Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya, a prominent freedom fighter. The bank was nationalized in 1980.

Dr Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya - Founder Andhra Bank
Dr Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya – Founder
Andhra Bank old logo
Old logo

Logo explained: The Symbol of Infinity denotes a bank that is prepared to do any thing, to go to any lengths, for the customer The blue pointer on the top represents the philosophy of a Bank that is always looking for growth and newer directions. The Key hole represents Safety and Security The Chain indicates togetherness The colours Red and Blue denote dynamism and solidity.  

DOLLe, a friendly, intelligent, responsive dolphin is the bank’s mascot.

Dolle - Andhra Bank's Mascot
Dolle – Andhra Bank’s Mascot

Books by Sitaramayya: Feathers and Stones, The History of the Congress(1935), and Gandhi and Gandhism

(Source: Bank website)

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