RAJKOT NAGRIK SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED was established on 5 October 1953 under the chairmanship of Late Shri Keshavlal Amritlal Parekh and Late Shri Janmashankar Antani . Rajkot Nagrik Sahakari Bank Limited is a leading co-operative bank, headquartered in Rajkot city of Gujarat state in India. It was the first co-operative institute to start functioning in the erstwhile state of Saurashtra and was inaugurated by “Sahakar Maharishi” Late Shri Vaikunthbhai Metha. The bank has made tremendous progress since its inception, achieving new heights in the banking as well as cooperative sector, becoming the pride of the Saurashtra region under the leadership of Late Shri Arvindbhai Maniyar, former chairman. Since its inception, the bank It has been directed by eminent people with foresight and foresight, which include Shri Keshubhai Patel, Shri Vajubhai Vala, Shri Shashikant Mehta, Shri Vasantbhai Khokhani, Shri Praveenbhai Maniyar, Shri Shivlalbhai Vekaria etc.
During the last decades, the bank has played a significant and leading role in the development of industries, trade and economy of Rajkot city, development of co-operative movement in Saurashtra and nursing.
The bank has grown manifold in the last few years. The Bank’s membership (shareholder) is moving towards the 3 lakh mark which is a record in itself and provides an example of how a mass movement can be turned into an instrument of social upliftment.
The bank started automation and modernization in 1987 and by 1995 all the branches were computerized.
The bank has the status of a scheduled bank since 1988. In the year 2001, it was registered under the Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act. is a multi-state scheduled co-operative bank operating in the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra.