DFCC Bank, the country’s leading development bank and its commercial arm DFCC Vardhana Bank (DVB), recently relocated their Negombo branch to a new and improved location. The ceremonial opening of DVB’s new branch office was attended by C. Royle Jansz – Chairman, DFCC Group, Arjun Fernando - CEO, DFCC Bank, Lakshman Silva - Chief Executive Officer, DFCC Vardhana Bank, DVB’s senior management and staff as well as members of the local community.
The new branch office is located at No. 454 Main Street, Negombo. The regional office and branch complex will house both of the DFCC Group’s banks, DFCC Bank and DFCC Vardhana Bank, in Negombo. The new branch, with its improved facilities aims to meet the banking needs of the business community and local community. Customers in Negombo will be able to avail themselves of a variety of services which will be offered seamlessly by both banks. The retail services offered by DFCC Vardhana Bank include: savings and current accounts, fixed deposits, personal loans, housing loans, education loans, vehicle leasing, gold jewellery pawning loans and business loans. The branch will also provide LCs, foreign currency products such as NRFC, RFC and NNRFC and money transferring options via Western Union, Lanka Money Transfer and direct account remittances.
The development banking arm of DFCC Bank will offer industries and enterprises, a wide range of business funding solutions such as corporate banking, project financing and SME financing. In a continuous effort to modernize DFCC and DVB’s banking facilities, the new branch will offer online banking service kiosks and virtual teller functions, which will enable customers to do most of their banking via machines provided by the bank. At the new branch, DVB will also offer the latest technologies with online banking services and a 24/7 call centre. Customers will also be able to access over 500 ATMs through DVB’s own and partner ATM networks which allow unlimited withdrawals at zero cost.
DFCC and DVB Banks use their integrated experiences, individual strengths and extensive knowledge to offer their customers a range of innovative financial solutions. DFCC Bank, incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1955, holds a legacy of 60 years of servicing the nation with dedicated professionalism, covering industries across the board. DFCC is Sri Lanka’s first specialized development bank known for services such as project funding to SME financing. DFCC Vardhana Bank is known for its energy and professionalism and is one of the youngest yet most dynamic commercial banks in the country. DFCC Vardhana Bank celebrates 12 years of excellence in the financial services industry this year. The bank remains committed to leading the economy with financial inclusivity while spreading warmth, fellowship and stability in the local community.