To bring new areas into the banking fold, leading private bank HDFC has opened its new branch at Shilaru village in Theog region of Shimla district.

DGP Sanjay Kumar inaugurated the branch. He congratulated the HDFC and said that it would be beneficial to apple growers and local residents.

With it now the bank has 45 branches in the state. Cluster head, HDFC Bank, Dhruv Singh Bragta was also present at the occasion.