DHFL Wins the Golden Peacock Innovative Product and Service Award (GPIPSA)


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
DHFL, one of India’s leading housing finance companies in the private sector, has been awarded the Golden Peacock Innovative Product and Service Award (GPIPSA) for its innovative “Wealth2Health Fixed Deposit” product. With this win, DHFL joins the league of large financial institutions that have been past recipients of this award. The awards jury was under the Chairmanship of Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah, former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of India.

These prestigious awards were presented at a specially organized ‘Golden Peacock Awards Ceremony’ at Hotel “The Meydan” in Dubai (UAE), in the presence of a distinguished gathering of business leaders, academics, boardroom professionals and policy makers. His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Hon’ble Cabinet Minister of Culture & Knowledge Development, Govt. of UAE was the Chief Guest.

On the win, Mr. Harshil Mehta, CEO DHFL said, “This prestigious award validates DHFL’s efforts to foment innovation in the retail liability space and is testimony to the strong customer understanding it has gained over the past three decades by enabling access to home ownership.”

He further added, “I dedicate this award to my entire team who work diligently towards ensuring that DHFL becomes India’s preferred financial partner providing innovative products and services.”

DHFL’s unique “Wealth2Health Fixed Deposit” product enables instant liquidity in case of a health emergency, besides offering best interest rates. The scheme is bundled with attractive features such as Cashless access to network hospitals, discounts ranging from 5 to 25% on various medical services, Access to a doctor 24/7 on call, free second opinion from a panel of specialists and all other existing benefits received by DHFL’s deposit-holders. The DHFL Fixed Deposit Products are rated CARE AAA and BWR (FAAA) ensuring high safety.

Golden Peacock Awards (GPA) was established by the Institute of Directors in 1991. It has not only won wide acceptance among businesses & industry, but also its ‘Awards Certification’ has achieved recognition and patronage among peers, globally. Golden Peacock Awards Secretariat receives over 1,000 entries per year for various awards, from over 25 countries worldwide. Today, they are recognized worldwide as the hallmark of excellence. GPA helps reward exemplary enterprises for their pioneering efforts. The award assessment process has always been very rigorous, transparent, independent and meticulously defined. The assessment is conducted at three different levels by experienced and trained assessors in respective fields.

About DHFL

DHFL was founded in 1984 by Late Shri Rajesh Kumar Wadhawan with a vision to provide financial access for Indians to own a home of their own. Today, led by Mr. Kapil Wadhawan, CMD, DHFL, the company is CARE AAA rated and reckoned as one of India’s leading financial institutions with a large presence across the country, in addition to representative offices in Dubai and London.

Throughout its years of growth, DHFL has stayed true to its core vision of financial inclusion, especially to the low and middle income customers across India. The company’s wide network, coupled with insights into local customer needs, has enabled the company to provide meaningful financial access to customers even in India’s smallest towns. With a strong business foundation, an extensive distribution network, proven industry expertise and a deep understanding of the Indian customer, DHFL is a respected and trusted financial services company in India with a concerted focus towards enabling home ownership to the low and middle income customer. For further information, please visit www.dhfl.com.