The Matara branch of HDFC Bank under the guidance of the Southern regional office of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka organised a Credit camp to offer loans to the beneficiaries under ‘Saubhagya’ and Commercial Scale Dairy Development Loan Scheme introduced by the CBSL.
The program was organised with an aim to provide hassle-free financial assistance to the people engaged in micro economic activities in the Southern region.
A large number of entrepreneurs from the areas of Matara, Kamburupitiya, Weligama and Dickwella attended this program and they were briefed on the opportunities under the ‘Saubhagya’ refinance scheme of CBSL, identification of new projects, financial management, and credit management and the benefits of implementing innovative projects by Upali Hettiarachchi, the Regional Manager of Southern Province of CBSL. Subsequently, the necessary guidelines were provided to the entrepreneurs who are in need of credit facilities.
Additional District Secretary of Matara Bandula Ranaweera, Matara Divisional Secretary Ranjith Yapa, HDFC Bank Regional Manager N.C. Ranjith, Matara branch Manager of HDFC Kalinda Gunasekera and the Assistant Director of the Small Enterprises Development Division of District Secretariat P.K. Pathirana, and other staff of the HDFC bank also participated.