J&K Bank functions as a universal bank in the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh and as a specialised bank in the rest of the country. It is also designated as RBI’s agent for banking business, and carries out the banking business of the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, besides collecting central taxes for CBDT.
J&K Bank follows a two-legged business model whereby it seeks to increase lending in its home territory which results in higher margins despite modest volumes, and at the same time, seeks to capture niche lending opportunities on a pan-India basis to build volumes and improve margins.
J&K Bank operates on the principle of 'socially empowering banking' and seeks to deliver innovative financial solutions for household, small and medium enterprises.
The Bank , incorporated in 1938, and is listed on the NSE and the BSE.