Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Social Change



Credit Camp

This programme was held on 16th June 2017 auditorium Kalawanchikudy DS office. The aim was to develop relationship between bank and hand loom SMEs in Batticaloa while also making participating SMEs aware of new and existing SME focused loan schemes, address issues related to accessing financial support and providing an opportunity to build a rapport with representatives from leading banks . 10 Hand loom SMEs and 30 other SMEs attended the programme. Peoples bank, Bank of Ceylon, Regional Development Bank, Hatton National Bank, National savings bank representative and central Bank regional manager also participated for the “Credit Camp”. Deputy Director planning , Asst. Divisional Secretariat , and Economic Development Officers, Industrial development officer , NEDA staff also too participated for the event . The participating SMEs highlighted as their main concern the difficulty in accessing loan facilities. All banks representative explained their available credit scheme and requirements. One to one discussion were arranged between Bank representative and SME.

Credit Camp