RPCD.CO.LBS. BC.No. 42/02.08.01/2011-12
December 15, 2011
All Lead Banks
Formation of two new districts – Fazilka & Pathankot in the State of Punjab
Assignment of Lead Bank responsibility
The Department of Revenue & Rehabilitation, Government of Punjab vide their Gazette Notification No. 1/1/2011-RE-II(I)/14544 & 14554 dated July 27, 2011 has advised about the constitution of new districts viz. Pathankot and Fazilka respectively with effect from July 27, 2011. The new district with its headquarter at Pathankot has been carved out from the existing Gurdaspur and comprises of two Tehsils viz. Pathankot & Dharkalan and another new district with its headquarter at Fazilka has been carved out from the existing Ferozepur district and comprises of three Tehsils viz. Fazilka, Jalalabad & Abohar.
2. It has been decided to assign the lead bank responsibility of the two new districts viz. Pathankot and Fazilka to Punjab National Bank. The lead bank responsibility of existing Gurdaspur district and Ferozepur district will continue to be with Punjab National Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce respectively.
3. There is no change in the lead bank responsibilities of other districts in the State.
(Deepali Pant Joshi)
Chief General Manager-in-Charge