HDFC Bank’s profit crosses Rs 12,000 crore as interest income soars



Record Profits in Q3 2023 HDFC Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, has announced a remarkable profit of over Rs 12,000 crore for the October-December quarter of the current financial year. This is an 18.5 percent increase compared to the previous quarter. In July-September, the bank’s profit was Rs 10,342.20 crore.

Merger with HDFC Limited Currently, HDFC Bank is in the process of merging with its parent company, HDFC Limited. This merger is expected to bring about significant changes in the banking sector.

Decrease in Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) In the October-December quarter, HDFC Bank’s gross NPA stood at 1.23 percent of total loans, a slight improvement from the same period in 2021 when it was 1.26 percent. NPAs are loans that are unlikely to be repaid, and banks are required to disclose them in their financial statements.

Provisions for Bad Loans HDFC Bank set aside Rs 2,806.40 crore in the October-December quarter to cover potential bad loans. This is a decrease from the same period in 2021 when the provision was Rs 2,994 crore.

Impressive Growth in Interest Income The bank’s interest income saw a substantial growth of 25 percent year-on-year, reaching Rs 22,988 crore in the third quarter of the current financial year. In comparison, the figure was Rs 18,443.50 crore in the same quarter of 2021.

Robust Financial Performance The net income of HDFC Bank also showed strong growth, increasing by 18.3 percent to Rs 31,487.7 crore during this period. In the previous financial year, it was Rs 26,627 crore for the same quarter.

Expansive Network and Market Influence With a network of over 6,300 branches and a workforce of approximately 1.5 lakh employees, HDFC Bank plays a pivotal role in both Sensex and Nifty in the stock market. Its influence in the financial sector is substantial.



HDFC Bank’s impressive performance in the October-December quarter, marked by soaring profits and substantial interest income, reflects its strong position in the Indian banking industry. The ongoing merger with HDFC Limited further s