SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 under the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of January, 2011
Commission File Number 001-15216
HDFC BANK LIMITED
(Translation of registrants name into English)
HDFC Bank House, Senapati Bapat Marg,
Lower Parel, Mumbai. 400 013, India
(Address of principal executive office)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):
Yes ¨ No x
Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted solely to provide an attached annual report to security holders.
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):
Yes ¨ No x
Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted to furnish a report or other document that the registrant foreign private issuer must furnish and make public under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the registrant is incorporated, domiciled or legally organized (the registrants home country), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrants securities are traded, as long as the report or other document is not a press release, is not required to be and has not been distributed to the registrants security holders, and, if discussing a material event, has already been the subject of a Form 6-K submission or other Commission filing on EDGAR.
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Yes ¨ No x
If Yes is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82- Not Applicable.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Date: 31st January 2011|
|Name: Sanjay Dongre|
|Title: Executive Vice President (Legal) & Company Secretary|
The following documents (bearing the exhibit number listed below) are furnished herewith and are made a part of this Report pursuant to the General Instructions for Form 6-K.
Communication dated 28th January 2011 addressed to The New York Stock Exchange, New York, United States of America (USA) intimating about appointment of additional Directors.
28th January 2011
New York Stock Exchange
11, Wall Street,
Dear Sir / Madam,
Re: Appointment of Directors
We wish to inform you that the Board of Directors of the Bank at its meeting held on 27th January, 2011 have appointed the following Directors as an Additional Directors of the Bank subject to necessary approvals.
1) Mrs. Renu Karnad
|Mrs. Renu Karnad is the Managing Director of HDFC Ltd. and has rich and varied experience in the fields of Law and Economics.|
2) Mr. Bobby Parikh
|Mr. Bobby Parikh is a Chartered Accountant and has rich and varied experience in Finance and Accounting matters.|
|3) Mr. A. N. Roy||-||Mr. A. N. Roy retired as the Director General of Police, Maharashtra and has rich and varied experience in security and law enforcement.|
This is for your information.
For HDFC Bank Limited
Executive Vice - President (Legal) &