The Urban Cooperative Bank, Perinthalmanna, has come third in the State in last year's deposit mobilisation campaign by cooperative banks. The bank mobilised Rs.9.08 crore during the drive, said K.G. Srinivas, development officer. The first two places went to People's Urban Bank, Thripunithura and Urban Bank, Kodungallur.

P.P. Vasudevan, bank chairman, said it was the bank's third consecutive achievement in deposit mobilisation. Minister for Cooperation G. Sudhakaran gave away the award to the bank at a function held in Alappuzha recently.