HDFC Bank recently completed of 15 year of service in Assam.
This milestone makes it one of the longest-serving private sector banks in the State.
Speaking on the occasion, Sandeep S Kumar, Branch Banking Head, East &North East, HDFC Bank said, “It has been an honour serving the people of Assam over the past 15 years.”
Kumar said, “HDFC Bank is the pioneer in digital banking in India, North-east is very important for our business.”
“We currently have 136 branches spread across NE region, including Sikkim. Our plan is to take this number to 200 in the next 2-3 years,” he added.
“We will generate new jobs in the next one year in Assam as the bank plans to increase the number of its branches from 72 to 100 in the state,” he also said.
He said in order to meet the growing demand and cater to its expansion plans the bank will hire more people in coming years.
“56 per cent of its branches in Assam are in semi-urban and rural areas,” he reiterated.
Since the start of its journey in the year 2004 at GS Road in Guwahati, HDFC Bank has provided banking services to 2.5 lakh customers in the State.
It has reached the most remote parts of the state through its network of 72 branches and 121 ATMs.
With a presence in 27 districts, it is the largest private sector bank in the state bringing large unbanked segments into the banking fold.
HDFC Bank is growing at 24 per cent in the State compared to 14 per cent growth being witnessed by the banking sector.
Over the past 15 years, HDFC Bank has not only helped contribute towards economic development and employment generation for the people of Assam but also bring about holistic and sustainable change through its social initiatives in rural Assam.