BOC ‘Divi Udana’ micro and SME entrepreneurship development; empowering backbone of economy

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Bank of Ceylon acknowledging its inherent responsibility as the beacon of hope, for the Sri Lankan community to elevate itself from crisis and rebuilding, has extended a gamut of benefits for the development of the micro and SME sector in the country. Aligned with the Government’s economic and social development goals, the bank has formulated a series of loans to assist sectors that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. 

BOC ‘Divi Udana’ will be focusing on sectors such as agriculture, fisheries, poultry and farming, trading, service sectors such as IT, innovation and entrepreneurship development, to improve business to be more environment friendly and of a similar nature projects. In order to encourage more entrepreneurs to come forth and make a significant impact on the economic development of the country, the bank provides these facilities at what are probably the lowest interest rates in the market. The bank will ensure that all customers are also obtain these services on agreeable terms and also conveniently. 

Customers can visit any BOC branch for more information and submit their requests with only the documents most required by the bank. By the extension of digital platform to empower customers BOC ensures that customers will avail themselves of the most convenient, reliable and secured online, mobile and ATM/CRM network to improve their time and resource management.   

On behalf of building customer awareness, BOC has also organised a series of awareness programs to cover the entire island targeting intended entrepreneurs across the country. The bank wishes to extend these facilities to many customers as possible to ensure that there will be a significant impact on the economic and social wellbeing by building as many successful entrepreneurs as possible.