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»  Sticker campaign by HDFC Bank
HDFC Bank initiated a public awareness campaign to paste stickers, targeting commuters of public transport, offering guidance on preventing risks due to the prevailing security condition of the country. This was commenced to paste 75,000 stickers on the busses in all the provinces in the country with the collaboration of Sri Lanka Transport Board, National Transport Commission and the Road Passenger Transport Authority. The stickers are in Sinhala and Tamil
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»  Tree planting initiatives by HDFC Bank
For supporting the worthy cause of planting trees at the auspicious time of Sinhala and Tamil New Year, all the branches of HDFC Bank distributed trees among their customers. This initiative was taken by the
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»  ‘Smart Goals’ by HDFC Bank – Enabling customers to achieve their aspirations
‘Smart Goals’ – the new savings product launched by HDFC Bank at the beginning of this year – is proving to be a great success. This is due to its innovative approach enabling customers to realize their medium-term goals. Unique features include a higher interest rate and total flexibility and convenience.
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»  All- Night Pirith ceremony and all religious blessings
All –Night Pirith chanting ceremony and other religious blessings organized by the Welfare Society of the Bank to invoke blessings for the 34th Anniversary of the HDFC Bank was held at the Bank’s head office on the 21st December 2018. The Pirith ceremony was followed by an Alms giving and other Religious blessings on the 22nd morning.
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»  HDFC Bank signs MOU with SANASA Insurance
HDFC Bank recently signed an MOU with Sanasa Insurance Company Limited in respect of granting life and total permanent disability insurance protection to the bank’s loan customers. This will be a value-added service which would provide further financial security to the loan customers of the Bank and their families. Mr. Palitha Gamage, Chief Executive Officer/General Manager of HDFC Bank and Mr. Wasantha Premalal Perera, Deputy General Manager of Sanasa Insurance Company Limited signed on behalf of the two organizations.
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»  HDFC Bank’s new CEO assumes duties
Mr. Palitha Gamage, a Senior Banker with over 30 years of experience in banking has been appointed as CEO/GM of HDFC Bank of Sri Lanka. He assumed duties on the 16th of August 2018 at the Bank’s Head office, Colombo 02.
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»  HDFC Bank launches ‘Rathnabhimani’ pension scheme for industrial sector employees
HDFC Bank introduced ‘Rathnabhimani, a life insurance and pension scheme, as the 2nd phase of launching the product with an intention to provide old age financial security by way of regular monthly income for the employees of the industrial sector.
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»  HDFC Bank holds Branch Performance Awards 2017
HDFC Bank, once again, recognized and rewarded its energetic and dedicated staff, at the recently concluded Annual Awards Ceremony for 2016 held at Grand Monarch, Thalawathugoda. The Chief Guest of this event was the bank’s Chairman Mr. R. J. De Silva.
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»  HDFC launches an exclusive Banking Centre at Hyde Park Corner branch
Sri Lanka’s premier housing Finance institution, HDFC Bank opened a dedicated service centre for loans at the Bank’s Hyde Park Corner branch premises. The bank expects to provide a customized service for its customer at this center.
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»  HDFC Bank opens new branch in Dambulla
HDFC Bank recently opened its 39th branch in Dambulla in line with its corporate mission to improve the living standards of the underprivileged in particular with housing and other financial facilities.
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»  HDFC Bank Holds Annual staff Awards Ceremony
HDFC Bank held its staff awards ceremony recently with a large number of distinguished guests and staff members from all five regions of the Bank. The ceremony was organized to honor the dedicated staff of the bank, in recognition of their contribution made towards the success of the year 2015.
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»  HDFC Ampara branch moves to a new location
The Ampara branch of the HDFC Bank was moved to a new location at no.868, D.S.Senanayake Street, Ampara to provide improved facilities to the bank's clientele. The relocated branch was ceremonially opened recently.
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»  HDFC relocates Piliyandala branch
HDFC Bank relocated its Piliyandala branch to a conveniently accessible and a more spacious location at No.84, Moratuwa Road, Piliyandala recently. With the relocation of the branch, it is expected to provide a better service experience to the people in Piliyandala and suburbs.
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»  HDFC Bank Team up with NEDA for SME Development.
HDFC Bank of Sri Lanka, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between HDFC Bank and the National Enterprise Development Authority (NEDA) for developing the SME sector in Sri Lanka. The signing of the MOU was between HDFC Bank General Manager/CEO Mr.Upali Hettiarachchi and NEDA Chairman/ Director General Mr. Omar Kamil.
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»  HDFC Bank conducts special workshops to SMEs in Polonnaruwa.
HDFC Bank recently concluded a series of Entrepreneurship Development Programmes for the Small and Medium Scale entrepreneurs in the Polonnaruwa District in line with the "Nila Mehewara" Mobile Service Programme in Polonnaruwa which was jointly organized by the Presidential Secretariat and the Ministry of Home Affairs.
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»  HDFC Bank joins LankaPay Common ATM Network.
HDFC Bank, aspiring to be "The Bank for Your Home", took another progressive step by joining with the LankaPay Common ATM Switch (CAS) recently with a view to further enhance customer convenience. Operating since 2013, under the guidance and approval of Central Bank of Sri Lanka, LankaPay CAS facilitates the country’s largest common ATM network that connects over 3600+ ATMs island wide, covering more than 98% of the total number of ATMs in the country.
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»  HDFC bank signs mou with cbsl for self employement promotion initiative (SEPI) loan scheme.
Housing Development Finance Corporation Bank of Sri Lanka (HDFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka recently with the objective of empowering the self-employed sector in the country. This Self Employment Promotion Initiative ("SEPI") loan Scheme will focus to provide financial assistance to trained youth who pass out from vocational training institutions, come under the purview of Ministry of Skill Development and Vocational Training (MSDVT) to start self-employment projects.
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» Annual General Meeting held on 30th June 2016.
At the Annual General Meeting held on 30th June 2016, Mr. Lionel Jayasinghe was appointed as a Director on the Board of HDFC while Mr. Prasad Galhena was reappointed to the Board, both as Shareholder Directors. Further Mr. D. P. Wimalasena was nominated as an ex officio Director to the Board from the Treasury with immediate effect. The HDFC Bank is the only public quoted licensed specialized Bank, in Sri Lanka. 51% of the Bank's shares are owned by the State.
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» Mr.Upali Hettiarachchi appointed as HDFC Bank CEO/GM.
Mr. Upali Hettiarachchi assumed duties as the new CEO/GM of the HDFC Bank recently at the Bank's head office, Colombo 02.
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» HE President Opens 37th branch of the HDFC Bank in Polonnaruwa.
HDFC Bank, the Bank with a track record of being the preferred financial partner for Sri Lankan's aspiring to build their dream home for over 3 decades, declared open its newest branch in Polonnaruwa recently. The new branch was formally declared open by the President Maithripala Sirisena in the presence of Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake, Chief Minister of North –Central province Peshala Jayaratne, HDFC Bank Chairman R. J. De Silva, CEO/GM of HDFC Bank Nimal Mamaduwa and other senior officials of the bank. North Western Province Regional Manager Kapila Senevirathne, Polonnaruwa Branch Manager Nadeeshan Jayasekera and other distinguished guests, customers in the area also attended this ceremony.
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» HDFC Bank new Chairman assumes duties.
Mr. R. J. De Silva has been appointed as Chairman of HDFC Bank of the Sri Lanka. He assumed duties in his new post on the 11th of February, 2015 at the Banks Head Office, Colombo 02.
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» HDFC 36th Branch Opened in Nikewaratiya.
HDFC bank which is the premier housing finance institution in the country is in the process of expanding its branch network and opened a new branch in Nikaweratiya recently as the 36th Branch.
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» HDFC Bank opens 35th branch in Ambalangoda.
With a history that spans over 30 years in the housing finance industry, HDFC is proud to offer a diverse range of financial services such as home loans , Education Loans, Personal Loans, Leasing facilities.
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» HDFC opens new branch in Nittambuwa.
HDFC Bank, the premier housing finance bank, enters Nittambuwa town recently with the opening of its newest branch. This is the 34th branch of the Bank. The branch was ceremonially declared open by the Chairperson Mrs. SiromiWickramasinghe, in the presence of HDFC Bank CEO/GM Mr.Nimal Mamaduwa, Chief operations Officer Mr. S.Dissanayake, Chief Finance Officer Mr.D.Vidana Pathirana, Chief Manager (Business Development & Marketing) Mrs. H.S.Gunathilake, Western Province Regional Manager Mrs. Ramya Gunawardane ,Nittambuwabranch Manager Mr.U.S.B.Attanayake, members of the staff and other distinguished guests.
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» HDFC Celebrates World Habitat Day at Seevali Maha Vidyalaya, Borella.
In commemorating World Habitat day 2014, HDFC Bank organized a special programme at the Seevali Madya Maha Vidyalaya, Borella recently with the collaboration of UN Habitat Colombo office. The objective is to make awareness on World Habitat day theme, importance of protecting the environment in our towns and cities, basic human rights on adequate shelter among the school children. Parallel to this event, gift packs containing exercise books and other stationary items were provided to the children of this school and reading books were donated to the school library.
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» HDFC Trinco branch relocated.
The Trincomalee branch of HDFC commenced operations in 2010 offering comprehensive range of services in housing finance. While the spacious environment of the relocated branch ensures greater convenience to the customers, it will offer diverse range of financial services such as home loans, micro finance, leasing, education loans,
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» HDFC Bank signs MOU with CBSL.
HDFC Bank of Sri Lanka, the premier housing finance bank in the country, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka recently which enables HDFC to further diversify its loan portfolio towards dairy development industry.
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» HDFC Selects OpenArc as software solution.
Housing Development Finance Corporation Bank of Sri Lanka (HDFC), signed a contract with OpenArc for the implementation of OpenArc 'SkyLease' leasing software solution integrating the entire branch network of HDFC.
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» HDFC Bank wins ADFIAP's Best Annual Report Award.
HDFC Bank of Sri Lanka dominated the 2013 Annual Report Awards of the Association of Development Financing Institutions Asia Pacific (ADFIAP), winning the topmost award for the Best Annual Report across all the member institutions in the Asia Pacific region at the award ceremony held on 23 April in Moscow, Russia.
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» HDFC win ACCA Sustainability Award 2013 for the Fourth consecutive year.
The best housing finance solutions provider in Sri Lanka, HDFC Bank was recently honoured as the runner-up in the Banking, Finance & Insurance Sector at the Sustainability Reporting Awards 2013organized by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), an event which reached its 10 year milestone in rewarding country's most transparent entities of different thatched.
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» HDFC opens its 33rd branch at Tissamaharama.
HDFC bank the pioneer in the housing financial sector of Sri Lanka opened its 33rd branch at No.71, Main Street, Tissamaharama with the presence of Hon. Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa as the Chief Guest.
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» HDFC Bank wins Bronze Award at Annual Reports Award by CA Sri Lanka.
HDFC Bank of Sri Lanka, the premier Housing Finance Bank in the country was recognized yet again for its exceptional presentation of their Annual Report 2012 at the 49th Annual Report Awards ceremony , organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) held on Tuesday, 10th December 2013,
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» HDFC Bank moves to new location at Vavuniya.
The Vavuniya branch of HDFC Bank has moved on to new premises at No.113, Kandy Road, Vavuniya, a prime location in the heart of Vavuniya town. Chairperson of the Bank Mrs.Siromi Wickramasinghe graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
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» HDFC Bank embark on first Debenture Issue.
Housing Development Finance Corporation Bank (HDFC Bank) notches yet another historic milestone in its thirty year history, debuting an Rs 1 Bn Debenture Issue, with expectations of increasing it by a second Rs 1 Bn in the event of full subscription. The entry by this state owned Bank which is listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange, adds crucial impetus to the Bank's ethos of being 'The Housing Bank', which serves a market segment to who the primary need of shelter has remained elusive due to economic and social diktats.
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» HDFC Bank relocates Horana Branch.
HDFC Bank has relocated its branch in Horana at a more convenient location recently. The branch now located at No.125, Panadura Road, Horana is linked to all the other branches of HDFC Bank. The relocation ceremony was held with Mr.Nimal Mamaduwa, CEO/GM of HDFC gracing the occasion as Chief Guest.
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» HDFC Selects OpenArc as software solution.
Housing Development Finance Corporation Bank of Sri Lanka (HDFC), signed a contract with OpenArc for the implementation of OpenArc 'SkyLease' leasing software solution integrating the entire branch network of HDFC.
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» HDFC offers face lift to Kalutara branch.
HDFC bank who fulfills 30 years of service in the housing finance sector has further extended its services to customers with the recent ceremonial opening of its refurbished Kalutara branch.
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» HDFC Matara Branch relocates.
In view of further extending its expedited banking services in a more efficient manner for its customers, the HDFC Branch in Matara relocated to spacious premises recently. The branch is now at No. 07, in the HGPM building at Kotuwegoda. The Matara Branch of HDFC was initiated in 1990, with the objective of providing financial facilities for housing requirements of the masses identified as low and middle income generators.
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» HDFC wins the Prestigious ACCA Sustainability Reporting Award - 2012 for the third consecutive year.
HDFC Bank won the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Sustainability Reporting Award 2012 for the 3rd consecutive year at a gala ceremony held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel Colombo on 20th February 2013. The award ceremony was organized by ACCA. The ACCA Sustainability Reporting Award has been kept at the apex of the most recognized corporate recognition schemes in the world, especially in the growing field of sustainability reporting and disclosure. HDFC is the first bank to achieve this prestigious award in the same category in succession for the last 03 years it was held.
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» HDFC Bank helps 300 affected families in Raththota.
HDFC Bank offered assistance to the people affected by the recent floods and landslides in Raththota by donating essential items. The staff members of the Bank participated in the distribution of flood relief in several village areas of Raththota Divisional Secretariat in Matale district.
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» HDFC Bank new CEO assumes duties.
Mr. Nimal J.B Mamaduwa assumed duties as the new CEO/GM of the HDFC Bank recently at the Bank's head office, Colombo 02.
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» HDFC walks away with two prestigious awards of excellence.
HDFC Bank emerged the proud recipient of two prestigious awards presented at National Business Excellence Awards 2012 - Merit Award and the Bronze Award for financial Institutions at the Chartered Accountants Annual Report Awards 2012 at two ceremonies held recently at the Hilton Hotel and Waters Edge Hotel in Colombo.
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» HDFC Bank donates medical drugs to Cancer Hospital.
HDFC Bank donated valuable and urgently needed drugs to the Cancer Hospital, Maharagama, recently. This was organised by the members of the Sports Club of the Bank.
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» HDFC wins the Governor's Trophy.
Trophy held on Sunday ,1stJuly 2012 by beating Sampath Bank, RDB, NSB, Central Finance, Central Bank and the final with PABC. This tournament was organized by The Credit Information Bureau ( CRIB) and was held at Colombo Colts Cricket Ground.
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» HDFC Bank Plants trees.
HDFC Bank commemorated this year's "World Environment Day" on 5th June with a Tree-Planting program. The objective of this program is to foster awareness of the Bank's Environmental Policy amongst its employees.
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» HDFC Bank holds New Year Lucky Draw.
HDFC Bank held its "New Year Lucky Draw" which was organized for the first time at the Bank's Head office recently. Chairman Siromi Wickramasinghe was the Chief Guest at the draw and Acting CEO/GM S.Dissanayake and Bank's Senior Management and other officers, an independent panel of judges attended this event.
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» HDFC Bank opens in Jaffna.
HDFC Bank opened it's newest branch in Jaffna bringing the convenience of banking and offering a range of products and services on 6th March 13, 2012. Chairperson Mrs. Siromi Wickramasinghe was the chief guest and ceremonially opened the branch in the presence of HDFC Bank Acting CEO/GM Mr.S.Dissanayake, Chief Internal Auditor Mr. A.J. Atukorala, Assistant General Manager (Recoveries) Mr. M. Y. Piyasena, Chief Manager (Business Development & Marketing) Mrs. H.S.Gunathilake, Jaffna branch Manager Mr. S.Sritharan , members of the staff and other distinguished guests.
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» HDFC Bank wins ACCA Award for the 2nd Consecutive Year.
HDFC bank won the award for sustainability reporting in the small scale category for the 2nd consecutive year at the ACCA sustainability reporting awards, held on 14th February 2012 at the Cinnamon Grand hotel in Colombo.
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» HDFC Kuliyapitiya Branch Opening.
HDFC Bank's Kuliyapitiya branch was declared open at the auspicious time on Friday, 30 December, at No.22/A, Parakrama Mawatha Kuliyapitiya
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» HDFC Gampola Branch Opening.
HDFC Bank opened its newest branch in Gampola on 18th November 2011. The new branch is located at 134, Kandy Road Gampola will offer tremendous convenience to the public of Gampola.
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» HDFC Housing Fund Launched.
HDFC Bank launched HDFC Housing Fund a latest financial product which is an unique retirement fund on 22nd November 2011 at Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo. A media conference had been called inline with the launching ceremony.
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» HDFC Bank at Peliyagoda.
HDFC Bank added the 29th branch to it island-wide branch network opening its newest branch at Peliyagoda Fisheries Complex. Financial facilitation for housing requirement and introduce of new savings methods with better benefits is the prime objective of opening the new branch.
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» HDFC Bank relocates Homagama branch.
HDFC Bank relocated its Homagama branch at No.99, station road, Homagama with the aim of offering convenient banking facilities to the customers. HDFC bank commenced operations in Homagama in 2001 and has been in the forefront of providing housing finance to the people of the area.
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» HDFC bank walk - Celebrating World Habitat Day.
Commemorating World Habitat day on 03rd October 2011 a walk was organized by the HDFC bank from the bank's head office to Galle Face Green. The purpose was to reflect the idea behind this years Habitat theme "Cities and Climate Change" HDFC employees and the students of Colombo Grammar school, Battaramulla participated in this walk.
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» Relocation of Gampaha Branch.
HDFC Bank relocated its Gampaha branch at No.27, Ranathunga Mawatha, Gampaha with the aim of offering convenient banking facilities to the customers. HDFC bank commenced operations in Homagama in 2001 and has been in the forefront of providing housing finance to the people of the area.
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» Sri Suboda Primary School Development Project, Buththala.
Inline with the Deyata Kurula 2011 program , HDFC Bank Sports Club selected Sri Suboda Vidyalaya, a school situated in Buththala, facing Buththala-Katharagama road to rehabilitate as a CSR project. This school provides education up to grade 10 and there are approximately 100 students who have undergone many hardship due to inadequate building space, study materials, library facilities, sports, sanitary and water facilities.
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» ACCA Sustainability Reporting Awards Ceremony.
ACCA Sustainability Reporting Awards Ceremony was held at Cinnamon Grand Colombo on 24th February 2011 , and HDFC bank won the First Time Entrant Award and the Small Scale Category Award.
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» HDFC BANK RELOCATES TANGALLE BRANCH.
HDFC Bank shifted its operations in Tangalle to a modernized and convenient location recently at No.31, Beach Road, Tangalle. The branch was opened by the chairperson of HDFC Bank Mrs. Siromi Wickramasinghe. CEO/ GM Mr. Suresh Amarasekera, AGM (Business Development & Marketing) Mr. D.V.Pathirana also participated.
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» HDFC Bank Walk - celebrating World Habitat Day.
Commemorating the World Habitat day designated by UN – HABITAT a walk has been organized by HDFC Bank on 4th October 2010 from HDFC Bank head office to Galle Face Green.
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» HDFC Bank recently opened its 27th branch in Vavuniya.
HDFC Bank recently opened its 27th branch in Vavuniya, forging ahead with its corporate mission to improve the living standards of people in the area and thereby facilitate and contribute to the national economic growth strategy
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» New Chairperson Duty Assuming.
New Chairperson Duty Assuming
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» SAMPATH BANK JOINS HANDS WITH HDFC to OFFER a WIDER ATM COVERAGE.
Sampath Bank, the undisputed forerunner in the Sri Lankan banking and financial services industry in providing innovative banking solutions has formed a triumphant partnership with HDFC Bank, a public quoted, specialized bank in housing finance.
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» HDFC-THILINA RAKAWARANA.
HDFC bank has introduced its latest children's savings plan namely ‘THILINA RAKAWARANA.' The innovative children's savings plan has been arranged to secure the future prosperity and safeguard the future of the children under 12 years of age.
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» HDFC AT HYDEPARK CORNER.
HDFC Bank's 25th branch was opened at the Hydepark-corner with the expectation of providing an excellent customer service for the busy people of Colombo. The first transaction is shown in the picture.
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» Nugegoda Branch Opening.
The HDFC Bank's 26th branch was opened through an innovative concept at the Nugegoda Railway Station marking a new era of the banking sector.
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» HDFC Bank shifted its operations in Chilaw.
HDFC Bank shifted its operations in Chilaw to a most spacious and convenient location recently at No. 17, Fort Road , Chilaw.
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» HDFC Eye Clinic.
An eye clinic followed by a contribution of spectacles was also held at the camp which was held by the HDFC as a social welfare service with the fullest patronage of the Colombo eye hospital.
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