In view of further extending its expedited banking services in a more efficient manner for its customers, the HDFC Branch in Matara relocated to spacious premises recently. The branch is now at No. 07, in the HGPM building at Kotuwegoda.
The Matara Branch of HDFC was initiated in 1990, with the objective of providing financial facilities for housing requirements of the masses identified as low and middle income generators.
The branch functioned with the minimum infrastructure during the inception, thereafter has offered an immense financial support for the masses in the Matara District to construct their own houses.
HDFC’s arrival at its new premises in Matara will also boost several exclusive banking facilities to its customers. The attractive spacious environs at the new premises promisingly encourage customers to make maximum use of its facilities for their housing financial and related banking facilities. The new premises also provide ample vehicle parking facilities as well.
At present, several tailor made loan schemes have been introduced by the bank that include the ‘Kedella’ loan scheme that provides financial facilities upon a guaranty of property and ‘Shrama Udaana’ loan scheme that provides financial assistance based on the EPF as a security.
HDFC also provides an exclusive Gold Loan service as well as an attractive loan service for customers to reconstruct homes and purchase furniture. The bank has also introduced children’s and general saving programs that offer competitive interest rates and other benefits whilst promoting the latest palm-top banking facility for its customers. This facility already implemented at the new HDFC premises in Matara enables the customers to perform several banking activities as well as bill payments at home.
The opening ceremony of the new premises of HDFC in Matara was held with the initiative of Nimal J.B. Mamaduwa – General Manager and CEO of HDFC Bank. Chandra Vidaanagamaachchi – Matara Additional District Secretary, Sosendra Handunge – Mayor of Matara, S. Dissanayake – Chief Operations Officer of the HDFC Bank, Kalinda Gunasekara – Branch Manager of HDFC in Matara, HDFC staff members and a large number of customers were also present at the occasion.