HDFC Credit Card for Teachers Launched

India celebrated teachers' Day yesterday. The day celebrates former Indian president and Academic Dr. S Radhakrishnan's Birthday. Dr. Radhakrishnan was a teacher himself.

On the eve of Teachers' Day, HDFC Bank yesterday announced the launch of a credit card for teachers.

What the Card Offers:

Special features like multiple reward points, weekend bonanza points, petrol surcharge waiver and 500 special gift reward points to be credited annually on the Teachers day.

Education Sector is a Key Sector for India in the coming Years:

There are more than 450 million students in India and the sector is growing at a rate of 10-15 percent expected over the next decade. This makes Credit card for teachers a wise move.

This is what Parag Rao, Senior Executive Vice President, Business Head, Credit Cards & Merchant Acquiring Services, HDFC Bank, said on the launch,

"Like the doctor's credit card that we launched recently, HDFC Bank's Teachers Credit Card is a small token of appreciation towards lakhs of teachers across India who play a pivotal role in shaping the lives of millions of children,"

HBFC's Credit Card market in India:

HDFC is the largest issuer of credit cards in the country with a customer base of 5.60 million as of March 31, 2012. --------

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