District Fazilka, also known as Bangla, is located in southwestern Punjab (INDIA), about 325 kms west of Punjab State Capital Chandigarh, 85 km south-west of Ferozepur and 200 km south of Amritsar. Fazilka is on India -Pakistan border and is 11 km off the international border with Pakistan. It is situated on the rice growing and cotton rich belt of the state and is one of the major rice exporting centers in India. Before partition, the town was the biggest wool market in undivided Punjab. Abohar is a city in Fazilka where Head office of THE FAZILKA CENTRAL COOPERATIVE BANK LTD. is situated. Abohar is a city and municipal corporation in the Fazilka district of the Indian state of Punjab, southeast of Fazilka city and northeast of Sri Ganganagar. It is near the India-Pakistan border. The city is known for kinnow production and accounts for 60% of the country’s produce. Abohar is home to the Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary, which provides a free-range sanctuary for black bucks.
Establishment of the Bank: The Fazilka Central Cooperative Bank Ltd. Fazilka was established on 12.03.1915
The Bank has been honoured by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development in 1997 -1998 for excellence performance in the state of Punjab.
The Bank has been awarded by the District Administration Ferozepur in 2009 for good performance in election duties.