Banks as institutions which channel people's savings into productive loans and investments. Thus banking mainly refers to deposits and loans. A broader definition of banking is any financial institution that receives, collects, transfers, pays, exchanges, lends, invests, or safeguards money for its customers. Investment banks, financing companies, and money lenders are just some of the institutions that have engaged in banking.
In India the banks and banking have been divided in different groups. Each group has their own benefits and limitations in their operations. They have their own dedicated target market. Some are concentrated their work in rural sector while others in both rural as well as urban. Most of them are only catering in cities and major towns.