Special cover released on 31.03.2017 at Thiruvananthapuram, in connection with merger of State Bank of Travancore(SBT) with State Bank of India from 01.04.2017 along with other four Associate Banks and Bharatheeya Mahila Bank. The State Bank of Travancore was established on 12th September, 1945 by the Royal family of Travancore. Formerly its name was Travancore Bank. The back side of cover reads as: Our sincere gratitude to the belowed customers who supported us for the last seven decades. – Image contributed by – Mohanachandran Nair. Thiruvananthapuram.