Regional Office - Trincomalee

An awareness programme on “Counterfeit notes and clean notes policy” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the School Students in Sri Shanmuga Hindu Ladies College, Trincomalee were successfully conducted on 5th February 2020 at the Auditorium, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and 52 School Students participated in this programme. The Resource Persons of the programme was Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

An awareness programme on “Financial Literacy targeting Development officers in the region” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for Development officers in Kalmunai was successfully held on 31st January, 2020 at the Kalmunai Tamil Divisional Secretariat office and 93 participants were participated for this programme. The resource person of the programme was Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

An awareness programme on “Financial Literacy targeting Development officers in the region” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for Development officers in Kiran was successfully held on 29th January, 2020 at the Kiran Divisional Secretariat office and 65 participants were participated for this programme. The resource person of the programme was Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

An awareness programme on “Financial Literacy, Marketing and Customer Service” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for SMEs & MEMEs in Batticaloa was successfully held on 24th January, 2020 at the YMCA, Batticaloa and 30 participants were participated for this programme. The resource person of the programme was Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

A programme on “Modern Technology on Packaging & Labeling” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for SMEs  & MEMEs in Batticaloa was successfully held on 23rd  January, 2020 at the YMCA, Batticaloa and 90 participants were participated for this programme. The resource person of the programme was Mr. M. G. Bandula, Deputy Director, IDB, Galle.

An awareness programme on “Financial Literacy targeting Development officers in the region” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for Development officers in Kuchchavely was successfully held on 22nd  January, 2020 at the Kuchchavely Divisional Secretariat office, Trincomalee and 50 participants were participated for this programme. The resource person of the programme was Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

An awareness programme on “Anti Money Laundering and Protecting Financing of Terrorism” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for Police Officers  in Batticaloa District was successfully held on 23nd October, 2019 at the Green Garden Hotel, Batticaloa and  85 Police officers participated for this programme.  The resource persons of the programme were Mr. M.M Theseem- Senior Assistant Director, Mr. N.P.I.N Gunawardena – Senior Assistant Director and Mr. K.D.S.N Athukorala – Assistant Director from Department of Financial Intelligence Unit, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and Mr.K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated to this programme.

A “Skill Development Programme on Hand bag Making” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for women entrepreneurs in the Ampara District was successfully held on 12th & 13th October 2019 at Community Hall, Ampara. 62 women entrepreneurs participated for the programme. The resource person of the programme was Mrs. Kalyani Gunarathne, Trainer in Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority and Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

An awareness programme on “Anti Money Laundering and Protecting Financing of Terrorism” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for officials of Licensed Banks and Licensed Finance Institutions in Batticaloa District was successfully held on 22nd October, 2019 at the Sunny fish Hotel, Batticaloa and 117 officers participated for this programme.  The resource persons of the programme were Mr. M.M. Theseem- Senior Assistant Director, Mr. N.P.I.N. Gunawardena – Senior Assistant Director and Mr. K.D.S.N. Athukorala – Assistant Director from Department of Financial Intelligence Unit, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and Mr.K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated to this programme.

A special programme on “EPF Mobile service” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Labour Department of Batticaloa was successfully held on 06th September, 2019 at the Labour department, Batticaloa and 150 EPF beneficiaries benefited from this programme.  Mr. A. G. U. Thilakaratne – Superintendent of Employees Provident Fund, CBSL,  Mr. J. M. Ameer– Additional Superintendent of Employees Provident Fund, CBSL, Mr. A. Thahir – Assistant Commissioner of Department of Labour, Batticaloa and Mr.K.Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated to this programme.

Programme on “Knowledge sharing and being away from indebtedness” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for General public in Ampara Divisional Secretariat was successfully held on 03rd September, 2019 at the Divisional Secretariat, Ampara and 100 General public participated for this programme.  The resource persons of the programme were Mr. N.A.A Wijesiri, Regional Manager, Regional Office - Anuradhapura, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and Mr.K.Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated to this programme.

Programme on “Entrepreneurs Development & Financial Literacy” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for Development Officers in Trincomalee Town & Gravets Divisional Secretariat was successfully held on 02nd September, 2019 at the District secretariat, Trincomalee and 100 Development Officers participated for this programme.  The resource persons of the programme were Mr. N.A.A Wijesiri, Regional Manager, Regional Office - Anuradhapura, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated to this programme.

Programme on “Entrepreneurs Identifications & Financial Management” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for Development Officers in Trincomalee Town & Gravets Divisional Secretariat was successfully held on 27th August, 2019 at the Auditorium of Regional Office, Trincomalee and 42 Development Officers participated for this programme.  The resource persons of the programme were Mr.K.Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and Mr.A.M Niroshan, Management Trainee, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

An awareness programme on “Foreign Exchange Act” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka with the collaboration of the Foreign Exchange Department, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for officials of Licensed Banks and Licensed Finance Institutions in Trincomalee District was successfully held on 22nd August, 2019 at  Hotel Green Garden, Trincomalee and 45 officers participated for this programme.  The resource persons of the programme were Mr. R.R. Jayarathne – Director, Mr. W.S. Prasanna – Deputy Director and Miss. T.P.Kapuruge – Senior Assistant Director from Department of Foreign Exchange and Mr.K.Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated to this programme.

An awareness programme on “Foreign Exchange Act” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka with the collaboration of the Department of Foreign Exchange , Central Bank of Sri Lanka for officials of licensed banks and licensed finance institutions was successfully held on 21st August, 2019 at Green Garden Hotel, Batticaloa and 70 officers participated for this programme.  The resource persons of the programme were  Mr. R.R. Jayarathne – Director,  Mr. W.S. Prasanna – Deputy Director and Miss. T.P.Kapuruge – Senior Assistant Director from Department of Foreign Exchange and Mr.K.Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated to this programme.

An awareness programme on “Formal Financial Institutions, Affordable Financial Services and Prohibited Financial Schemes” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the General Public in Echanthivu and Alankerny Grama Niladhari divisions in Kinniya were successfully conducted on 08th August 2019 at Echanthivu, Alankerny Community Hall, Trincomalee. 96 General Public participated in this programme. The Resource Person of the programme was Mr. A.M. Niroshan, Management Trainee, Regional Office Trincomalee.

A “Training Programme on Marketing, Accounting & book keeping” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for Dairy Farmers in the Batticaloa District was successfully held on 02nd August 2019 at YMCA Hall in Batticaloa. 45 Dairy Farmers participated for the programme. The lecture of the programme was conducted by Mr. Pathmanathan Seguraj, Audit Examiner of National Audit Office and Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

A “Skill Development Programme on Dairy Products” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for ‍the Dairy farmers in Batticaloa was successfully conducted on 31st  July 2019 at YMCA Hall in Batticaloa and 47 Dairy farmers benefited by this programme. The Resource Person of the programme was Mr. Rohitha Sumanaweera, Deputy Director, Industrial Development Board and Mr. K. Prabakaran Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

A programme on “Financial Literacy ” was successfully conducted by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the for Dairy farmers in Batticaloa District on 30th July 2019 at Community Hall, Kaluwanchikudy, Batticaloa. 24 Dairy farmers participated in this programme. The Resource Persons of the programme was Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

An educational Seminar on “State of the Economy as Reflected in the Annual Report 2018” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka with the collaboration of the Center for Banking Studies of Central Bank of Sri Lanka for ‍the University Students of South Eastern University was successfully held on 25 July 2019 at the auditorium of South Eastern University, Ampara. 342 University Students participated in this programme.   The resource persons of the programme were Mr. M. Kesavarajah, Senior Economist, Economic Research Department, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional manager, Regional Office - Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

A “Programme on Business Clinics targeting SMEs” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the SMEs in Trincomalee District was successfully held on 27th June 2019 at Kolakottam Hall, Trincomalee. 90 Entrepreneurs benefited by this programme. The resource person of the programme was Assistant Director, Small Enterprise Development Division (SEDD), District Manager, NAITA, License Commercial Bank Official and Mr. A.M. Niroshan, Management Trainee, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

An awareness programme on “counterfeit notes and clean notes policy” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the School Students in Hindu college, Trincomalee  were successfully conducted on 12th June 2019 at Hindu college conference Hall, Trincomalee. 120 School Students participated in this programme. The Resource Persons of the programme was Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

An awareness programme on “Formal Financial Institutions, Affordable Financial Services and Prohibited Financial Schemes” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the General Public in Vellaveli, Kaluwanchikudy  were successfully conducted on 04th April  2019 at Divisional Secretariat Hall, Vellaveli, Kaluwanchikudy. 47 General Public participated in this programme. The Resource Persons of the programme was  Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

A “Skill Development Programme on Tailoring” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for ‍the Women Entrepreneurs in Pathiyathalawa, Ampara was successfully conducted on 22nd March 2019 at Daya Apparel Export Factory Auditorium in Pathiyathalawa, Ampara and 54 Women Entrepreneurs benefited by this programme. The Resource Person of the programme was Mrs. Kalyani Gunarathne, Trainer in Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority and Mr. A.M. Niroshan, Management Trainee, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

A “Credit Camp and Financial Literacy Programme” was successfully conducted by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Oxfam for the Youth entrepreneur in Batticaloa District on 15th March 2019 at Cultural Hall, Arayampathi, Batticaloa. 29 Youth entrepreneur participated in this programme. The Resource Persons of the programme was Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

A “Skill Development Programme on Palmyra Handicraft” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the Women Entrepreneurs in Kantale, Trincomalee was successfully held on 06th March 2019 at Green women organization in Kantale, Trincomalee. 37 Women Entrepreneurs benefited by this programme. The resource person of the programme was Ms. P. Senthamil Selvi trained by Palmyra Development Board and Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

An “Educational Seminar” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for ‍the University Students of Eastern University, Batticaloa was successfully held on 01 March 2019 at the - Eastern University, Batticaloa. 92 University Students participated in this programme. The resource persons of the programme were Mr. B. Sivatheepan, Regional manager, Regional Office – Kilinochchi and Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional manager, Regional Office - Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

An “Educational Seminar” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for ‍the Economic & Business studies teachers of zonal education Department, Batticaloa was successfully held on 28 February 2019 at the - Zonal Education Office, Batticaloa. 92 teachers participated in this programme. The resource persons of the programme were Mrs. B. Sivatheepan, Regional manager, Regional Office – Kilinochchi and Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional manager, Regional Office - Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

A “Training Programme on Marketing Accounting & book keeping” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for small and medium scale entrepreneurs in the Ampara District was successfully held on 25 & 26, February 2019 at  Mandala Maha Viharaya in Ampara. Approximately 76 entrepreneurs participated for these two programmes. The lecture of the programme was conducted by Mr. S. W. S. G. Dissanayake, Senior Enterprises Promotion Officer, Industrial Development Board – Trincomalee and Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

A “Skill Development Programme on Sewing Training on School Uniform” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the Women Entrepreneurs in Kantale, Trincomalee was successfully held on 29th January 2019 at Green women organization in Kantale, Trincomalee, 32 Women Entrepreneurs benefited by this programme. The resource person of the programme was Ms. Moorthi Yasothini, and Mr. K. Prabakaran Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

An awareness programme on “Formal Financial Institutions, Affordable Financial Services and Prohibited Financial Schemes” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the General Public in Nasivanthivu and Meeravodai Grama Niladhari divisions were successfully conducted on 07th  February 2019 at Community Hall, Valaichenai, Batticaloa. 142 General Public participated in this programme. The Resource Persons of the programme was Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

A “Credit Camp and Financial Literacy Programme” were successfully conducted by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Peace Winds Japan for the Youth entrepreneur in Trincomalee District on 06th February 2019 at Sarvodaya Conference Hall, Trincomalee. 59 Youth entrepreneur participated in this programme. The Resource Persons of the programme was Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

An awareness programme on “Formal Financial Institutions, Affordable Financial Services and Prohibited Financial Schemes” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the General Public in Eruvil East and Onthachimadam West Grama Niladhari divisions were successfully conducted on 31st January 2019 at Community Hall, Kaluwanchikudy, Batticaloa. 112 General Public participated in this programme. The Resource Persons of the programme was Mr. K. Prabakaran, Regional Manager, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

A “Skill Development Programme on Kimona cutting” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for ‍the Women Entrepreneurs in Kantale, Trincomalee was successfully conducted on 28 January 2019 at Green women organization in Kantale, Trincomalee, 32 Women Entrepreneurs benefited by this programme. The Resource Person of the programme was Ms. Moorthi Yasothini, and Mr. K. Prabakaran Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

A “Skill Development Programme on Catering Services” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for ‍Women Entrepreneurs in Ampara  District was successfully conducted on 24 &  25 January 2019 at Mandala Maha Wiharaya in Ampara, 65 Women Entrepreneurs benefited by this programme. The resource person of the programme was Mrs. Kalyani Gunarathne, trainer in Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority, and Mr. K. Prabakaran Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

An ‘Exhibition and Trade fair for small & Medium Entrepreneurs’ organized by the Regional  Office Trincomalee,  Central Bank of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affair for the Entrepreneurs in Trincomalee was successfully held on 19th January 2019 at public ground Thambalakamam in Trincomalee to make market linkage & advertisement to the entrepreneurs in small & medium scale, establish strong brand name for local products and provide business platform to the SMEs, 58 entrepreneurs benefited by this exhibition

An awareness programme on “Anti-money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Regional Workshop for officers of Financial Institutions” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka with the collaboration of the Financial Intelligence Unit, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for officials of licensed banks, licensed finance companies and insurance companies was successfully held on 16th November 2018 at the auditorium of Green Garden Hotel, Trincomalee. 141 officers participated for the programme.  The resource contribution for the programme was made by the Financial Intelligence Unit, Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

A “Exhibition and Trade fair in Agriculture sector" organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, Animal Production and Development, Fisheries, CO- OP Development, Food Supply and Distribution, Eastern Province for the Entrepreneurs in Batticaloa was successfully held on 19th, 20th & 21st September 2018 at Agri Service Training Institute, Karadiyanaru in Batticaloa to make market linkage to the entrepreneurs in Agri Business, establish strong brand name for local products and provide business platform to the SMEs, 20 Entrepreneurs benefited by this Exhibition.

A “Skill Development Programme on Curtain Designing” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the Women Entrepreneurs in was successfully held on 14 & 15 August 2018 at Mandala Maha Viharaya Hall in Ampara, 110 Women Entrepreneurs benefited by this programme. The resource persons of the programme was Mrs. KalyaniGunarathne trainer in Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority, and Mr. UpaliHettiarachchiRegional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

 

 

A “Training Programme on Marketing Accounting & book keeping” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for small and medium scale entrepreneurs in the Ampara District was successfully held on 29 & 30, August 2018 at the Panama Central College and Mandala Maha Viharaya in Ampara. Approximately 120 entrepreneurs participated for these two programmes. The lecture of the programme was conducted by Mr. S. W. S. G. Dissanayake, Senior Enterprises Promotion Officer, Industrial Development Board – Trincomalee and Mr. Upali Hettiarachchi Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.

A “Skill Development Programme on Curtain Designing” organized by the Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka for ‍the Women Entrepreneurs in Dehiattakandiya, Ampara was successfully held on 17 & 18 August 2018 at Shalika Conference Hall in Dehiattakandiya, 100 Women Entrepreneurs benefited by this programme. The resource persons of the programme was Mrs. Kalyani Gunarathne trainer in Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority, and Mr. Upali Hettiarachchi Regional Manager, Regional Office Trincomalee, Central Bank of Sri Lanka also participated.