- Bank of Madras- 1843
The Bank of Madras was the first ever Bank started in Chennai, 174 years ago. It merged with the other Presidency banks in 1921 to form the Imperial Bank of India, which is now State Bank of India.
- Madras High Court- 1862
The Madras High Court has been serving justice for the past 155 years. The court is one of the three High Courts in India established in the three Presidency Towns of Bombay, Calcutta, and Madras by Queen Victoria.