Ellaquai Dehati Bank is a RRB established on 16th of July 1979 under the RRBs Act1976. Govt. of India, State Bank of India, and Govt of Jammu & Kashmir are the joint owners of the Bank.
The Bank has its presence in both the divisions of the State and has at present a network of 133 Branches and six extension counters spread across thirteen districts of the State. (Srinagar, Budgam, Ganderbal, Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian, kulgam, Jammu, Udhampur, Reasi. Ramban, Doda, and Samba).
The role of Regional Rural Banks has assumed greater significance in view of the increased focus on the development of the agriculture sector and rural economy.