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HDFC Bank to set up 200 branches in north-east region, lender plans to hire 2,000 people

GUWAHATI: HDFC Bank on Wednesday said it will increase its headcount by 50 per cent to 6,000 employees in the north-east (NE) region in the next 2-3 years to cater its network expansion plans.

Out of this, the lender will hire around 1,500 people 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, HDFC Bank Executive Vice President Sandeep Kumar said.

“North-east is very important for our business. We currently have 136 branches spread across the region. Our plan is to take this number to 200 in the next 2-3 years,” Kumar said at a press conference here.

To meet the growing demand and cater to its expansion plans, the bank will hire more people in the ng years, he said. “At present, we have 4,000 staffers in the north-east on company rolls. In the next 2-3 years, our employee strength in the region will be around 6,000 people,” Kumar said.