Thilina Sayura: A boon to Nrfc and Rfc account holders
NRFC and RFC customers reap benefits from Seylan Bank's unique scheme
called Thilina Sayura. The Thilina Sayura scheme is yet another
value added innovative product that Seylan Bank introduced to the
market in April this year, in recognition of the invaluable contribution
made by our expatriate workers to the economy by virtue of their
inward remittances, a bank press release said.
having identified most of the needs of account holders has formulated
a scheme that works on probability rather than possibility enabling
every account holder to enjoy some benefit during the customers
banking relationship, the bank statement added.
This is the
only scheme that is not lottery-based and allows the family members
of the account holders to benefit from the account holders' savings.
Under this scheme, NRFC and RFC account holders would benefit during
the accounting relationship. All NRFC and RFC account holders maintaining
a minimum balance of US$ 500 and above for a period of six continuous
months will qualify to apply for rewards under this scheme. The
first batch of recipients under the Thilina Sayura scheme was rewarded
at a ceremony held at the Seylan Bank headquarters on 2 October
"Eagle High Flyers" receive higher education
District winners of the 1995 Year Five Scholarship Examination received
their Eagle Higher Education Scholarship benefits at a function
held at the Hotel Taj Samudra on 7 October 2002.
The Eagle Higher
Education Scholarship Scheme was inaugurated by President Chandrika
Kumaratunga in 1995. At the onset the continuity of this scheme
was ensured with the setting up of a trust fund of Rs. 10 million
with the Bank of Ceylon being the trustee to the fund. This fund
has now grown to Rs. 23 million under the management of Eagle NDB
Fund Management Company, a subsidiary of Eagle Insurance, a company
Since its inception
a total of 221 students have benefited from this scheme and the
first batch of scholarship winners received their scholarships in
June 2001, the statement added.
'Horizon' in the Millennium City
The newest housing concept to be launched by Ceylinco Developers
Ltd. [CDL], the developers of the Millennium City mega township,
is condominium style housing aptly named 'Horizon', indicating a
bright future, a press release said.
Aimed at middle
management and the average working family, Horizon housing is not
only affordable but offers the added attraction of both comfort
and security. Horizon houses are also ideal for retired couples
who are looking for affordable, secure and easy to manage housing.
in two wings, there will be eight units in each wing making a total
of 16 units. Each condominium has a floor area of 960 square feet
with both upstair and downstair accommodation. Each unit has an
individual garden with the units having a front garden being called
Horizon Harmony and those with a rear garden being termed Horizon
Melody. The accommodation consists of two bedrooms with a common
toilet, servants toilet, tiled living and dining room and pantry
and individual balconies, the press release added.
Deputy Chairman CDL, Bandula Ranaweera, Horizon home owners could
avail themselves of all the facilities of Millennium City. Architects
for the project are Forest Pvt. Ltd., while the contractors are
ICTAD pre-qualified contractors. The project is managed with consultancies
provided by PROMEC Pvt. Ltd.