Himalayan Bank Key Facts
|Bank Name||Himalayan Bank Limited|
|Chairman||Manoj B. Shrestha|
|Headquarters||Sanchayakosh Bhawan Thamel Kathmandu,|
|Website||http://www.himalayanbank.com.np/||One of the largest and renowned private sector banks of Nepal, Himalayan bank limited usually known as HBL has its headquarters and corporate office located at Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal. The bank is popular across the nation for the exclusive banking products and financial services it offers to millions of its satisfied customers across the nation. It created history by becoming the first commercial bank of Nepal with private sector of Nepal holding the major part of its shares.
The bank specializes not only in commercial banking services but also renders merchant and industrial banking service. The bank reaches to its customers across the country through a network of over 33 branches located in different parts of Nepal.
The bank maintains around 13 branches inside the Kathmandu valley. The bank has a branch based in Patan, Lalitpur that deals exclusively in electronic cards and products related to it. The bank has secured first position in Nepal according to the most recent ratings by Banker’s Almanac. The bank is also the leading inward remittance handling bank in Nepal.
The top commercial bank of Nepal, Himalayan Bank was integrated in 1992 by some popular individuals in Nepal as a joint venture with the Habib Bank Limited of Pakistan and Employees Provident Fund. In January 1993 the bank commenced its operations with its first branch in Kathmandu. The bank opened the Patan Branch in the busiest commercial hub of Lalitpur at Pulchowk Road on 16 November, 1997.
HBL Products and Services
The bank follows an outside-in approach which has helped it to provide better services and products of its customers to meet their requirements. All the branches of HBL are interconnected through the single banking software, Globus. The bank offers a wide range of banking products, solutions and financial services to its customers and other stakeholders which includes "Any Branch Banking Facility", Internet Banking or ebanking, SMS Banking and recently introduced innovative products and services like International Travel Quota Credit Card, Pre-paid Visa Card, Consumer Finance through Credit Card and online fee payment facility for SAT, TOEFL, IELTS, etc. Exclusive and unique online money transfer software- HimalRemit is developed by the bank to cater to the needs of Nepalese workers present abroad.
HBL Internet Banking
HBL gives first priority to the customers’ needs and made banking smarter and efficient by launching flexible services like internet banking and SMS or mobile banking. Utilizing these facilities the customers can easily access their accounts and do banking transactions and can even check the details of their account balance, transactions, credit card, funds transfer swift code etc just by using the internet or mobile phone. The customers can also visit the bank’s website to gather the information about the location of branches, exchange rate and annual report of the bank. The customers can manage their accounts from anywhere they are.
Last Updated On: 23/04/2012