Business News Update: The Bank of Ceylon expanded its branch network to Andigama and Weerapokuna with added convenience of 24 hour enabled digital banking facilities to the residents of those areas.
BOC Weerapokuna is an expansion of a new branch whereas BOC Andigama is strategically opened as a substitute for Madawakkulama branch which was converted to a limited service branch.
The opening of both these branches took place with the patronage of the Deputy General Manager Sales and Channel Management Mr. C. Amarasinghe and with the participation of the Assistant General Manager North Western Province Mr. W.A. Upali. The openings were officiated by respective Managers and staff members of Andigama and Weerapokuna branches.
The Andigama branch is situated in D.M. Buddhi Mahal, Andigama Junction, Andigama and the former Madawakkulama branch has now been converted to a limited service branch and confirm to remain at its previous address at No.85, Madawakkulama whereas the Weerapokuna branch is located at the Ranketha, Weerapokuna address. Bringing in the digital aspect of banking to every nook and corner in the country the Bank is in the process of strategically spreading its technology to all its branches.
These two newly opened branches will offer a wide array of digital banking services to its customers. The Bank of Ceylon pioneered to bring digital technology, altering Sri Lankan banking with its significant capacity to reach every part of the country. BOC customers can conveniently conduct their regular banking transactions without having to visit a branch physically through digital platforms such as B-App (mobile application), Smart Online Banking, SmartPay (QR based mobile payment app), SmartPass book (account inquiry application) and Smart FD. Enabling them to save time, energy and resources to engage in things that matter the more. Bank of Ceylon will continue to add value through digitization, empowering customers to achieve their aspirations in life whilst energizing the country’s economy.
These branches are also 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 anytime of the day with its interconnected 24 x 7 operative ATM/ CDM and CRM network which consist of over 1100 customer service points spread across the country.