ප්‍රාදේශීය කාර්යාලය - කිළිනොච්චිය

With the contribution of a group of intellectuals from Northern Province, Regional Office-Kilinochchi of Central Bank of Sri Lanka initiated and tabled the "Economic Development Framework for a Northern Province Master Plan" reflecting the current socio-economic challenges in Northern Province with possible remedies as well as recommendations, on 08 February 2019 (Friday) at the Auditorium of the Public Library of Jaffna.

Regional Office - Kilinochchi of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka  had a discussion with the committee members of the Jaffna Chamber of Commerce on "COVID - 19 Relief Measures" introduced by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on 29 July 2020 at the Auditorium of Jaffna Chamber of Commerce with the participation of representatives from leading Licensed Commercial Banks in Jaffna.

The study commissioned by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka urges a fresh approach to address post-war socio-economic challenges in the North by building on its existing regional capacity and resources, launched by Hon. Finance Minister. Mangala Samaraweera with the presence of Hon. Parliamentarians, UN representatives, members of donor agencies, the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Secretary to Treasury and other senior officials on 22 February 2019 at Ministry of Finance.

This offers a forward-looking blueprint to realise the potential of the North and contribute to the national economy as well as draws attention to the legacies of war on society and economy that underscore the imperative for a unique policy approach.

Download the Report "Economic Development Framework - Northern Province" from here

Governor, together with senior officials of the Central Bank visited Northern Province to explore suitable solutions for issues in micro finance sector on 07 and 08 September 2020. In relation to that Regional Office – Kilinochchi of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been arranged a series of meetings with various groups of stake holders and representatives in Northern Province.

Accordingly, a discussion with the Northern Governor Mrs. P S M Charles at her office on 07 September 2020 was started the series of meeting. Several discussions with District Secretaries, Senior Government Officials, Divisional Secretaries, Northern Regional Heads of Financial Institutions, Representatives of selected micro finance institutions, Representatives of Co-operative Rural Banks and Representatives of civil societies of all five districts of Northern Province are taken place on 07 and 08 September 2020.

In addition, Governor and senior officials of the Central Bank visited to meet successful entrepreneurs in Jaffna & Kilinochchi as a part of the visit. (Tastra Industries, Jaffna and Possible Green (Pvt) Ltd, Kilinochchi).

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Five Sub-Help Desks are in operation at District Secretariats in all five Districts of Northern Province in addition to the Help Desk available at Regional Office – Kilinochchi with a view to guide and assist public on financial aspects.

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