Federation of Chambers of
Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka

FCCISL is facilitating an Indian Grant through High Commission of India to assist Damaged Business in Kilinochchi and Mullaithivu

The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) is engaged implementing a new project named “Financial Assistance for Repairs of Damaged Business in Kilinochchi and Mullaithivu” which is being fully grant-funded by the Government of India through High Commission of India (HCI). Mr. J Justin Mohan, First Secretary (Development Cooperation), HCI and Mr. Nalin Attygalle, Secretary General/ CEO, FCCISL signed an agreement representing respective intuitions, today in Colombo.

The project is envisioning facilitating 1230 beneficiaries who falls in to two categories namely, Micro & Small Enterprises and Medium and Large Enterprises. The beneficiaries are been referred to Grama Niladharies with the support of the respective Government Agent through their Divisional Secretaries/ Assistant Government Agents. Also they are authorized by the respective Government Agents in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu districts and endorsed by the President of the District Chamber of Commerce.

High Commission of India on finalizing the modalities for the implementation of the financial assistance to “Repairs of Damaged Business Premises in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu Districts” with the support of the Government of India has now become a reality. FCCISL is involved in collecting data and identifying the individual beneficiaries, since year 2010 for project.  FCCISL went depth maintaining the accuracy of the data and underwent for the completion of finalizing deserving beneficiaries. FCCISL has empowered Sri Lankan businesses, in the changing times, to show up their competitiveness and enhance their national and global reach. With a nationwide membership of 58 chambers of commerce and business associations, FCCISL is been playing a key role in promoting business and industry in the country by providing wide spectrum of services ranging from advisory, lobbying, consultative and promotional services to information sharing.  

The Launching Ceremony for the Project is organized by the High Commission of India for Sri Lanka and Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka and will be held in Kilinochchi on 11th of this month with the participation of Mr. V. Mahalingam, Consul General of India.