Business News Update: The Bank of Ceylon’s Akurana branch in the Central Province was relocated recently to add convenience together with novel digital banking technology to customers in the area. BOC Akurana was ceremoniously opened at the 151A, Matale Road, Akurana.
The Bank’s DGM Sales and Channel Management Mr. C. Amarasinghe, Mr Y A Jayathilake- AGM Province Sales Manager, Ms HMMD Herath – AGM (Central Province), Operations Managers and all other province staff were also present on the occasion. Mr. Ifthikar Imanudeen-Chairman- Akurana Divisional Secretariat, Ms EMC Ekanayake-Divisional Secretary- Akurana also participated with other distinguished guests. BOC Akurana Manager together with staff members officiated the event and customers and well-wishers of the branch too attended.
BOC Akurana will offer a wide array of banking services to its customers such as current and local or foreign currency savings/ Fixed Deposit accounts, children’s and Senior Citizen’s savings accounts and saving plans, housing and personal loans, special loans schemes such as Thurunu Diriya, Enterprise Sri Lanka loans, education loans, Leasing and pawning facilities.
Customers can also avail themselves of Debit or Credit cards, Micro and SME financing facilities and international money transfer/remittances services. The 24 hours self-serving ATM at the branch gives customers the freedom to transact at their convenience any time of the day. The Bank invites all residents of the area to experience superior banking services at this branch.
Bringing in the digital aspect of banking to every nook and corner in the country Bank of Ceylon has strategically spread its technology to all its branches. The Akurana branch is connected to the rest of the 642 branches through a centralized network thus allowing customers to transact real-time with any of the branches in the network spread across the country.
Customers of Bank of Ceylon are digitally empowered to transact any time of the day with its interconnected 24 x 7 operative ATM/CDM and CRM network which consists of over 1070 customer service points spread across the country. Along with the Bank’s traditional brick and mortar operation centre, the branch, BOC has extended its reach so that customers could transact anytime, from anywhere via Smart online banking and B-APP mobile banking to conduct daily banking transactions with convenience.
Apart from these banking channels to conduct regular transactions, BOC’s mobile applications such as SmartPay and SmartPassbook have convinced customers to carry out transactions confidently through digital channels. Built as a customer initiated SmartPay- payment method, customers can enjoy the convenience of cardless and cashless payments for their day to day necessities. It will be an ideal choice for today’s customer who seeks convenience, simplicity, and speed as key factors in their payment experience.
SmartPassbook has become popular for its simplicity to get instant updates and check account balances immediately without having to log-in through a password. With these value added convenient banking, customers of the bank are empowered to manage their life more meaningfully by saving time and money.