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HDFC Bank branch performance awards

Branch Manager Nugegoda Kosala De Silva receives the award for the best branch, from HDFC Bank Chairman Dr. R.H. Meewakkala. General Manager and CEO of HDFC Bank, Palitha Gamage sharing his thoughts at the event.
Branch Manager Nugegoda Kosala De Silva receives the award for the best branch, from HDFC Bank Chairman Dr. R.H. Meewakkala. General Manager and CEO of HDFC Bank, Palitha Gamage sharing his thoughts at the event.

A high level of enthusiasm and team spirit pervaded the Branch Performance Awards of HDFC Bank held recently at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo.

The Nugegoda Branch bagged the most laurels at the awards ceremony, which was held to recognize the top performers in 2018. At the event, the bank also honoured 57 employees who had completed 25 years of service in 2017 and 2018. They were all rewarded for their long and committed service.   

The Chairman of HDFC Bank, Dr. R.H. Meewakkala praised the management team and staff for enabling the bank to reach new heights. He felt the event succeeded in enhancing the team spirit and creating a sense of ownership among employees.

 General Manager and CEO of HDFC Bank, Palitha Gamage said the winners were selected after an objective evaluation using key performance indicators (KPIs). He felt the event created a sense of togetherness among employees. He also stated, “We have seen an increased level of enthusiasm among the staff in recent times.

The high level of enthusiasm at the awards ceremony was also noted by the bank’s Assistant General Manager (Business Development & Marketing), Himali Gunathilake. She said due to participation of staff members of all levels in the history of the bank a strong sense of fellowship among staff was evident.

The Nugegoda Branch rode high at the awards ceremony, winning several awards including the coveted Best Branch of the Year Award.  They also won the Award for Best Regional Performance in Western Region 1; three Special Awards for Performance Excellence on Selected Banking Operations in 2018 under the categories of Development Finance, Loan Approvals and NPL Management; and the Grade D Winner Award in the grade-wise selection. The Colombo Branch also fared well. They won the Grade A Winner Award; the Award for Best Regional Performance in the Colombo City Region; and the Special Award for Performance Excellence in the category of Fixed Deposit Mobilization.            

The other Special Awards for Performance Excellence on selected Banking Operations in 2018 were won by the Embilipitiya Branch (Leasing Finance), Kiribathgoda Branch (Gold Loan), Ja-Ela Branch (Savings Mobilization) and Piliyandala Branch (Staff Efficiency).

 The other awards in the grade-wise selection went to Kandy Branch/Kalutara Branch (Grade B) and Horana Branch (Grade C). Regional Performance Excellence Awards were presented under seven regional categories. They were: Western 01 (Winner - Nugegoda Branch, Runner-up - Horana Branch); Western 02 (Winner - Peliyagoda Branch, Runner-up - Kiribathgoda Branch); Colombo City (Winner - Colombo Branch); Central (Winner - Kegalle Branch, Runner-up - Kandy branch); Southern (Winner - Embilipitiya Branch, Runner-up - Kalutara Branch); North Central (Winner - Jaffna Branch, Runner-up - Anuradhapura Branch); Uva (Winner - Badulla Branch, Runner-up - Nuwara Eliya Branch).           

 Interestingly, the 1st place winner of Best Palmtop Performance was V. Gowthaman from the Jaffna Branch. The 2nd place was won by H.M.A.L. Sandaruwan of the Piliyandala Branch while 3rd place went to K.G.J.A. Bandara of the Kandy Branch. These three winners symbolize the great popularity of the HDFC palmtop banking service.


 

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