The ‘Bank of Ceylon Thurunu Diriya’ loan scheme has disbursed Rs. 152,640,500 worth loans among 354 young entrepreneurs, as at the first week of December. This was revealed by the weekly progress report of implementing the ‘Thurunu Diriya’ loan scheme which was released by the Bank of Ceylon on 6 December.
The ‘Thurunu Diriya’ loan scheme has disbursed loans in all 25 districts of the island and the district-wise loan disbursements are led by Ratnapura, Kalutara and Ampara districts, while the provincial-wise loan disbursements lead by Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces by disbursing 66 loans in each province. Meanwhile, the divisional-wise disbursement is led by Eheliyagoda Divisional Secretariat by disbursing 26 loans.
This special loan scheme is implemented with the coordination of District and Divisional Secretariats island-wide with the objective of empowering the young entrepreneurs. This loan scheme provides loans without a guarantor and collateral or with lenient guarantor conditions, for entrepreneurs below the age of 40 years, who possess a degree or a recognised vocational certificate and who has been in the business for minimum of three years. Further details on this loan scheme can be obtained from Bank of Ceylon branches or the Divisional Secretariats island-wide.
Further details related to this loan scheme can be obtained from the nearest Bank of Ceylon branch or the Divisional Secretariat.