HDFC Bank Parivartan to Restore and Repair Government Schools in Odisha

HDFC Bank through its #Parivartan programme has announced that it will restore and repair 20 government schools in Odisha that were affected by cyclone Fani. This initiative is aimed to help restore normalcy for distressed school students in the cyclone-hit districts of Khurda, Puri and Cuttack.

The restoration plan will cover:

  • Repairs and Refurbishment for school premises
  • Restoring Sanitation Facilities

The 20 schools will be finalised in consultation with the state government and the Bank’s local NGO partners will provide on-ground help with execution of the work. As a humanitarian gesture, the bank is also donating Rs 10 crore to the Odisha Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.

HDFC Bank’s #Parivartan programme is the umbrella brand for all its social initiatives. It is the Bank’s way of contributing to long-term, sustainable change in society as a whole. HDFC Bank is also working round-the-clock to restore banking services to normalcy.

Speaking on this, Branch Banking Head, East, HDFC Bank, Mr. Sandeep Kumar said, “At HDFC Bank, we believe in giving back to the communities that we operate in. Through this initiative, we hope to play a small role in the commendable on-going efforts to help rebuild Odisha. We would also like to thank our employees who have contributed to this effort.”

In order to further ease customer woes, the bank has also waived off penalties on late payments for Credit cards or on EMIs for Personal Loans, Business loans, Auto Loan, Two-wheeler loans, Agri loans, Business Banking Working capital and Consumer durable loans for the month of May. Cheque bounce charges on payment of these loans have also been waived, in addition to late payment charges on credit cards.

About HDFC Bank Parivartan:

They believe that a nation truly develops when its communities find sustainable means of livelihood. Under HDFC Bank Parivartan, their umbrella for social initiatives, we reach out to communities and enable them to shift from a vicious cycle of poverty to a virtuous cycle of growth. Stemming from their core value of sustainability, this approach empowers millions to be self-reliant and in effect, become partners in the growth of our nation.