Erstwhile Punjab Gramin Bank - sponsored by Punjab National Bank - a pioneer banking institution in India. PGB has come into existence after amalgamation of three erstwhile RRBs i.e.: - Kapurthala Firozpur Kshetria Gramin Bank, - Gurdaspur Amritsar Kshetria Gramin Vikas Bank, - Shivalik Kshetria Gramin Bank