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HDFC Bank launches ‘Mooh Band Rakho’ campaign to Increase Awareness on Cyber Frauds

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International Fraud Awareness Week HDFC Bank launches Mooh Band Rakho campaignOn 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.

Need of the Campaign– Due to COVID-19 pandemic, more individuals use online banking service in order to avoid physical contact.

Key People

The campaign was launched by Retd. Lt General Dr Rajesh Pant, National Cyber Security Coordinator, Government of India and Mr Jimmy Tata, Chief Risk Officer, HDFC Bank in a virtual event.


  • The bank for the 2nd year participates in the International Fraud Awareness Week.
  • In the next 4 months, the bank will conduct 1,000 workshops across the country.

Key Info

i.‘Mooh Band Rakho’ campaign will talk about the steps to be followed like not to share the card details, CVV(Card Verification Value), Expiry Date, OTP(One Time Password) NetBanking/ MobileBanking Login ID & Password over Phone, SMS, email and social media.

ii.This helps the  general public to keep their money safe.

About ‘Mooh Band Rakho’ campaign

i.HDFC Bank initially launched the ‘Mooh Band Rakho’ campaign to fight COVID 19.

ii.It has now extended to fighting cyber fraud.

Recent Related News:

On August 3, 2020, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy launched a one-month long virtual cybercrime awareness programme ‘E-Raksha Bandhan’ in Amaravati.

About HDFC Bank:
Incorporated– August 1994
Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra
Managing Director(MD) and Chief Executive Officer(CEO)–  Sashidhar Jagdishan(Succeeds Aditya Puri)
Tagline– We understand your world