CBSL commences payment of increased compensation
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has commenced payment of the increased compensation amount of Rs 500,000 under the Sri Lanka Deposit Insurance and Liquidity Support Scheme (SLDILSS), to depositors / relevant legal beneficiaries of Central Investments and Finance Limited (CIFL), The Standard Credit Finance Limited (TSCFL), TKS Finance Limited (TKSFL), The Finance Company PLC (TFC), ETI Finance Limited (ETIFL) and Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC (SFSP).
Accordingly, the depositors / relevant legal beneficiaries of CIFL, TSCFL and TKSFL are being paid directly by the CBSL upon receipt of consent forms along with the required documents specified in the CBSL Press notice issued on 4 April. The compensation to depositors / relevant legal beneficiaries of TFC, ETIFL and SFSP will be paid through the island wide branch network of People’s Bank, the Agent Bank appointed by CBSL for this purpose. The depositors / relevant legal beneficiaries of ETIFL can collect their compensation from 9 April onwards, while the depositors / relevant legal beneficiaries of TFC can collect their compensation from 12 April onwards, from the People’s Bank. Payment of increased compensation to depositors / relevant legal beneficiaries of SFSP will commence shortly.
For the benefit and convenience of the depositors / relevant legal beneficiaries of ETIFL, People’s Bank has agreed to keep their branches open for compensation payments on 10 April 2021 from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. We therefore request the eligible depositors / relevant legal beneficiaries to collect their claims from any People’s Bank branch commencing from 9 April/ 12 April by producing the relevant documents. You are advised to avoid gathering in large numbers at the People’s Bank premises and to comply with the health guidelines.