The Karnataka State Co-operative Agricultural and Rural Development Bank. (KSCA & RD Bank) was established on 25/11/1929, and is located in Bangalore. The total membership of the society is 177. It operates in State level. This is a institution handling matters concerning policy, planning and operations in the field of credit for agriculture and for other economic and developmental activities in rural areas. Essentially, it is a refinancing agency for financial institutions offering production credit and investment credit for promoting agriculture and developmental activities in rural areas.