List of Development Banks in Nepal


Admin, May 9, 2019


Development banks in Nepal
 

Development banks in Nepal are class ‘B’ financial institutions operated under the regulation of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB). Class ‘A’ financial institutions in Nepal are the commercial banks in Nepal. Development banks in Nepal can be furthur divided into 3 categories based on thier operating regions (or districts). They are National level development banks, 4-10 district level development banks, and 1-3 district level development banks. The mimimum working capital as per the regulation of NRB is also different for development banks based on their operating level. Altogether, there are 21 development banks in Nepal.

Development banks of Nepal are actively traded in Nepal Stock Exchange. If you don’t know about Nepal Stock Exchange and want to learn more about Nepal stock exchange, you can read our Nepal Stock Exchange introductory article from here.

For the sake of simplicity, in this article, we will divide development banks into two categories

  • National level development banks
  • Regional level development banks

National level development banks

There are 10 National-level Development Banks. As per the regulation of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) the minimum working capital of national-level development banks is 2.50 Arba. The list of development banks that falls under national level are:

Muktinath Bikas Bank

Date of operation: 19th Paush 2063 B.S. (3rd January 2007 A.D.)
Head office: Kamaladi, Kathmandu
Website: www.muktinathbank.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: MNBBL

Garima Bikas Bank

Date of operation: 18th Kartik 2064 (4th November 2007 A.D.)
Head office: Lazimpat, Kathmandu
Website: www.garimabank.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: GBBL

Mahalaxmi Bikas Bank

Date of operation: 18th Asadh 2074 (2nd July 2017 A.D.)
Head office: Durbarmarg, Kathmandu
Website: www.mahalaxmibank.com
NSE Trading Symbol: MLBL

Jyoti Bikas Bank

Date of operation: 2016/8/12*
Head office: Kamaladi, Kathmandu
Website: jbbl.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: JBBL

Gandaki Bikas Bank

Date of operation: 5th Mangsir 2064 (21st November 2007)
Head office: Pokhara, Kaski
Website: gandakibank.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: GDBL

Shine Resunga Development Bank

Date of operation: 27th Aswin 2076 (14th October 2019)
Head office: Butwal, Rupandehi
Website: www.srdb.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: SHINE

Kamana Sewa Bikas Bank

Date of operation: 2017/8/4*
Head office: Gyaneshwor, Kathmandu
Website: www.kamanasewabank.com
NSE Trading Symbol: KSBBL

Lumbini Bikas Bank

Date of operation: 2017/7/9*
Head office: Dillibazar, Kathmandu
Website: www.lumbinibikasbank.com
NSE Trading Symbol: LBBL

Deva Bikas Bank

Date of operation: 2015/7/10*
Head office: Laldurbar, Kathmandu
Website: www.devabank.com.np/main/
NSE Trading Symbol: DBBL

Shangrila Development Bank

Date of operation: 14 July , 2017 (30 Asadh, 2074)
Head office: Baluwatar, Kathmandu
Website: www.shangrilabank.com
NSE Trading Symbol: SADBL

Regional level development banks

There are 11 regional-level Development Banks. Our regional-level development banks consist of ‘1-3 district level development banks’ and ‘4-10 districts level development banks’. As per the regulation of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the minimum working capital of 4-10 district-level development banks is 1.20 arba and for the 1-3 district level development bank is 50 crores. The list of development banks that falls under regional-level development banks are:

Tinau Mission Development Bank

Date of operation: 15th Kartik, 2063
Head office: Butwal, Rupandehi
Website: tinaumissionbank.com
NSE Trading Symbol: TMDBL

Excel Development Bank

Date of operation: 2005/07/21
Head office: Birtamode, Jhapa
Website: www.edb.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: EDBL

Kanchan Development Bank

Date of operation: 2066/06/03
Head office: Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur
Website: www.kanchanbank.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: KADBL

Miteri Development Bank

Date of operation: 2006/10/13
Head office: Dharan, Sunsari
Website: miteribank.com.np/miteri-new/
NSE Trading Symbol: MDB

Sahayogi Bikas Bank

Date of operation: 2003/10/23
Head office: Janakpurdham, Dhanusha
Website: www.sahayogibank.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: SBBLJ

Saptakoshi Development Bank

Date of operation: 2012/10/02
Head office: Tankisunuwari, Morang
Website: skdbl.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: SKDBL

Sindhu Bikas Bank

Date of operation: Bhadra 22, 2067 (September 7, 2010)
Head office: Barhabise, Sindhupalchowk
Website: www.sindhubank.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: SINDU

Green Development Bank

Date of operation: 2013/8/25
Head office: Pokhara, Kaski
Website: greenbank.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: GRDBL

Sahara Bikas Bank

Date of operation: 27/10/2010
Head office: Malangwa, Sarlahi
Website: www.saharabikashbank.com
NSE Trading Symbol: SHBL

Corporate Development Bank

Date of operation: 21st of Kartik 2064 (07th November 2007)
Head office: Birgunj, Parsa
Website: www.corporatebank.com.np
NSE Trading Symbol: CORBL

Karnali Development Bank

Date of operation: Falgun 6, 2060 (2004/02/18)
Head office: Nepalgunj, Banke
Website: kdblnepal.com
NSE Trading Symbol: KRBL


Note: Date of operations can vary. Wherever possible we have added Date of operation and where not found we have added Joint operation date after merger.

[updated on April 27, 2020]

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