Manmohan Singh inaugurates India’s first all women Bharatiya Mahila Bank

Speaking at the inaugural, finance minister P Chidambaram stated that an all-woman board of Mahila Bank was also constituted with the induction of eight women directors.

Women bank to be launched on Indira's birthday

Plans are afoot to launch the country's first all women bank -- Bharatiya Mahila Bank-- on November 19, the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Panel set up to prepare blueprint for all-women bank

Finance Minister P Chidambaram has set up a committee of bankers and other experts to prepare a blueprint for all-women bank that is likely to become operational by November.

Union Budget 2013: India's first all-women bank by October

The country is all set to get an all-women bank by this year with the government announcing an initial capital of Rs 1,000 crore for the purpose.