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  • One of India’s leading long-term life insurance solutions providers
  • Recognised as one of the 25 Most Talented Global Training and Development Leaders
  • Honoured with Best Business Process Excellence Program Award at the National Quality Excellence Awards
  • Ranked 18th in the list of ‘Top 25 Best Places to Work for’ in the year 2013

HDFC Life was founded in 2000. It is a joint venture (JV) between Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) and Standard Life plc of United Kingdom. HDFC Ltd has 72.37 per cent equity in the venture while Standard Life has 26 per cent of equity, with the rest lying with others.

HDFC Life has a product portfolio which comprises solutions for customer needs such as protection, pension, savings, investment and health. Customers can customise their plans by adding optional benefits called riders, at a nominal price. The company currently has 23 retail and eight group products in its portfolio, along with nine optional rider benefits catering to the savings, investment, protection and retirement needs of customers.

HDFC Life has one of the widest reaches among new insurance companies with about 500 branches in India touching customers in over 900 cities and towns. The company has also established a liaison office in Dubai. HDFC Life has a robust presence in its existing markets with a strong base of financial consultants.


HDFC Life: Providing a Secure Future

2013 Receives Golden Peacock Award for HR Excellence and ‘Golden Peacock Innovative Product/Service Award’ for its point-of-sale system, CLICK2BUY
2010 Launches its Online Buying Channel with three products – YoungStar Super Suvidha, Pension Super, and Endowment Super Suvidha and also launches its first highest NAV guarantee product – HDFCSL Crest
2006 Launches 'My Account', a web-based facility with various policy servicing options such as switch, premium redirection to be executed by clients, without recourse to visiting a branch
2004 Receives recognition as ‘The Most Respected Private Insurance Company’ in a survey conducted by the Business World

Updated: June, 2014

India's insurance industry is expected to reach US$ 280 billion by 2020.