Form 6-K





Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 6-K



Report of Foreign Private Issuer

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16

under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of October, 2018

Commission File Number 001-15216




(Translation of registrant’s 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  ☒             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  ☒

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  ☒

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 registrant’s “home country”), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrant’s 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 registrant’s 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  ☒

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: October 15, 2018     By  

/s/ Santosh Haldankar

    Name:   Santosh Haldankar
    Title:   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.

Exhibit I


Communication dated October 5, 2018 addressed to The New York Stock Exchange, New York, United States of America (USA) intimating of Cessation of Mr. Partho Datta, Director of HDFC Bank Limited.

Exhibit I

October 5, 2018

New York Stock Exchange

11, Wall Street,

New York,

NY 10005


Dear Sir,

Sub: Cessation of Director

In terms of the provisions of Section 10-A (2A) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, no director of a banking company, other than its Chairman or Whole-Time Director, can hold office continuously for a period exceeding eight years.

Mr. Partho Datta has completed his eight years’ tenure at the close of business hours on September 29, 2018 and has accordingly relinquished his office as Director of the Bank.

The Board places on record its sincere appreciation of the contribution made by Mr. Datta during his tenure with the Bank and wishes him the best for his future endeavors.

Thanking you.

Yours faithfully,

For HDFC Bank Limited


Santosh Haldankar

Vice-President – Legal & Company Secretary