The Bank of Ceylon Eastern Province Office and Trincomalee Super Grade Branch shifts to a new Location.
The Bank of Ceylon’s Eastern Province Office and Trincomalee Super Grade Branch relocated to its new premises at No 455, Main Street, Trincomalee on 3rd October 2018 with the participation of Minister of Public Enterprise and Kandy City Development Hon. Lakshman Kiriella. The invitation was extended by BOC’s Chairman, President’s Counsel Mr. Ronald C. Perera and the General Manager Mr. Senarath Bandara on behalf of the Bank. Deputy General Manager Sales and Channel Management Mr.C. Amarasinghe, Deputy General Manager-Retail Banking Range I &II Mr.D.M.L.B. Dassanayake, Assistant General Manager- Eastern Province Mr. D.M.K.S. Dissanayake, Assistant General Manager-Support Services Mr.B. Nanthakumar, Assistant General Manager-Marketing Mrs. P.P.M Wijesekera, Operations Manager Mr. W.M.U.Attanapola, staff of BOC Trincomalee Branch and well wishers attended to the opening ceremony.
This move is a strategic relocation as the new place with ample parking space and a state-of-the-art building with consciously organized interior for added convenience for its customers. It has a well-equipped province auditorium with a seating capacity over two hundred. The Province Office and the Super Grade Branch building is designed according to the “Green Banking Concept” that include a vertical green garden that helps to maintain a comfortable interior temperature and which refreshes air and improves air quality and uplifts the overall atmosphere. These green gardens are maintained through a supply of rain water whenever possible through the rain water harvesting system that is installed within the branch. Well planned landscaping allows the branch to save the energy compared to a similar type of base building. Designed to let in as much daylight as possible whilst using solar panels the usage of electricity obtained through the national grid is minimized.
The “SmartZone” situated within the premises provides ATMs and CDMs that allows customers to transact 24 hour x 365 day at their convenience. For “BOC”, improving social and economic wellbeing is an integral part of its core operations. In this regard, the Bank ensures that it follows ethical guidelines to sustain customer relationships. Whilst providing a dedicated banking service to its community, BOC looks into the sustainability of their customer’s business as well. The Bank at all times encourages environmentally friendly projects and sees that loans and advances are granted to deserving environmentally friendly projects that reap greater benefits for the community. By increasing its CDM/ATM network to reach over 900 machines throughout the country, encouraging customers to enroll with “Online Banking”, introducing “no passbook” SmartGen account option, workflow automation and Document Management Systems the Bank of Ceylon has not only promoted green banking but also promoted sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
Established many years ago, the BOC Trincomalee Super Grade branch currently offers a wide array of banking services under one roof to its residents of these areas which encompasses of personal banking 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 education loans, Leasing and pawning facilities. Customers can also avail themselves all facilities such as Debit or Credit cards, Micro and SME financing and international money transfer/remittances services. The Bank invites all residents to experience superior banking services with these branches and build their success story together with the Banker’s to the Nation, Bank of Ceylon.