SBI had a total of 1,56,964 employees as on March 31 this year.
State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Patiala, State Bank of Travancore and State Bank of Hyderabad along with Bharatiya Mahila Bank have been merged with SBI.
The total number of branches, employees and officers of SBI as on March 31, 2017 were 17,170, 1,28,526 and 81,041, respectively.
As on March 31, 2018, the count of branches rose to 22,414.
The number of employees and officers increased to 1,56,964 and 1,07,077, respectively, the minister said.