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HDFC Bank launched “SmartUp Unnati for Women Entrepreneurs

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HDFC Bank launches SmartUp Unnati for women entrepreneursOn 8th March 2021 the HDFC Bank has launched “SmartUp Unnati”, a mentoring program by women for women entrepreneurs. Under this programme, senior women leaders from HDFC bank with expertise spanning domains will mentor women entrepreneurs to achieve their goals in the next one year.

Features of SmartUp Unnati:

i.The programme is available only for the existing customers.

ii.The initial target of the programme is more than 3000 women entrepreneurs associated with the SmartUp programme of HDFC Bank.


i.The SmartUp Unnati programme of HDFC bank will support the women entrepreneurs to face the challenges unique to them in the startup ecosystem.

ii.This will also provide access to mentorship, expand their vision and scale up their business by gaining new experiences.

SmartUp programme:

The SmartUp programme was an online mentoring platform for banking start-ups launched by HDFC in 2018.

Under this programme the bank works with various state governments, incubators and others to promote entrepreneurship.

Recent Related News:

On November 17, 2020 HDFC Bank launched a campaign, ‘Mooh Band Rakho’ to increase awareness on cyber frauds and ways to prevent them. The campaign supports the International Fraud Awareness Week 2020(November 15 – 21), a global movement to reduce the impact of fraud.

Purpose of the campaign– To protect individuals from cyber frauds.

About HDFC Bank:

MD & CEO– Sashidhar Jagdishan
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Tagline– We understand your world
HDFC bank received the approval of the Reserve Bank of India to set up a private sector bank in 1994.