News

2019 September 28

Permanent Appointments to the Staff

Permanent appointments were ceremoniously offered to the staff of the Business Development Cooperative Society on 2019.09.06 with the approval of the Cooperative Staff Commission of the Western Province at the head office of the society with the participation of the Secretary to the Commission Mr. Sumith Suraweera and Assistant Secretary to the Cooperative Ministry Miss Dinesha Kumari and Hon. Chairman, Secretary General and the Board of Directors of Cooperative Society.

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2019 February 14

A New Branch at Dematagoda…

The Business Development Cooperative Society will soon extend its service area with the opening of a new branch in Dematagoda.



 

2019 February 08

17th Anniversary on 2019-02-07 …

A “Bodhi Pooja” was held on 2019-02-07 at Henawatta Sri Viwekarama Purana Vihara in commemoration of the 17th Anniversary of the Business Development Cooperative Society.

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2019 January 01

Mobile Services of Business Development Cooperative Society Launched on 1st of January 2019

Mobile services of Business Development Cooperative Society was launched this morning to assist the clientele in their banking activities. This Mobile Unit will facilitate all the banking activities and payment if electricity, water, telephone bills & insurance payments at client's doorstep.




 

2018 November 07

Invitation to join us as a Management Assistant / Personnel Coordinating Officer / Field Officer (Female / Male)

Management Assistant / Personnel Coordinating Officer (Female / Male)

Age Limit – Bachelors between 18 – 25 of years
Qualifications – G.C.E. A/L, Computer Literacy
Higher education & past experience will be added advantages.

Field Officer (Female / Male)

Age Limit – Between 18 – 25 of years
Qualifications – G.C.E. O/L, Motor Cycle Riding License
Past experience will be an added advantage.

If you posses required qualifications and if you are a resident of Colombo, Gampaha, or Kaluthara district, you are invited to forward your bio data before 2018-11-30 addressed to:

Assistant General Manager (Human Resources)
Business Development Cooperative Society Ltd
"Ramawickrama Cooperative Building"
No. 615, Avissawella Road, Mulleriayawa New Town




 

2018 October 14

A New Branch at Minuwangoda

The Business Development Cooperative Society will soon extend its service area with the opening of a new branch in Minuwangoda town.


 

2018 May 26

Branch Network Extends to Mathugama…

Business Development Cooperative Society will soon extend its services to Mathugama area with the opening of a new branch in Mathugama.


 

2018 May 24

Invitation to Join the Rapidly Growing Branch Network

We invite residents of Colombo, Gampaha, & Kaluthara districts to join our rapidly growing branch network.

Accounts Officer - Male / Female

G.C.E. A/L (higher education will be an added qualification)
Computer Literacy
Aged 20 - 25 years
Driving license for Scooters / Motor Cycles will be an added qualification

Bank Promotional Officer - Male / Female

G.C.E. A/L
Aged 20 - 25 years
Driving license for Motor Cycles
Past experience in the relevant field

Driver - Male

Aged 25 - 35 years
Past experience

Security Officer - Male

Aged 25 - 35 years
Past experience

Please forward your Bio-Data to the address below.

Closing date for applications - 2018-05-31

Assistant General Manager (Human Resources)
Business Development Cooperative Society Ltd
"Ramawickrama Cooperative Building"
No. 615, Avissawella Road, Mulleriayawa New Town



 

2018 April 28

Blood Donation Campaign on 2018-05-06…

Blood Donation Campaign organized by the Business Development Cooperative Society will held on 2018-05-06 at the head office premises.

All blood donors are warmly invited…



 

2018 February 09

Sixteenth Anniversary Celebrated…

The Bodhi Puja Ceremony organized to commemorate the 16th Anniversary of the Business Development Cooperative Society was celebrated at the Henawatta Sri Vivekarama Purana Vihara on 2018-02-07.



 

2017 November 11

Hon Secretary General of the Society to the Post of Director of Western Provincial Passenger Transport Authority

Mr. Lalith Wanigaratne, Hon Minister of Provincial Roads, Transport, Co-Operative Development and Trade, Housing and Construction, Estate Infrastructure Facilities, Industry And Rural Development of the Western Province handed over the letter of appointing Hon Secretary General of the Society Mr. Gamini Jayaweera as Director of the Western Provincial Passenger Transport Authority.

Hon Chairman of the Society Mr. Piyal Ramawickrama was also present at this occasion.

2017 November 11

"Vyavasaya Pranama" Discount Card to the Hon Minister

Hon Chairman of the Business Development Cooperative Society Mr. Piyal Ramawickrama presented the "Vyavasaya Pranama" discount card to Mr. Lalith Wanigaratne, Hon Minister of Provincial Roads, Transport, Co-Operative Development and Trade, Housing and Construction, Estate Infrastructure Facilities, Industry And Rural Development of the Western Province.

Hon Secretary General of the Society Mr. Gamini Jayaweera was also present at the occasion.

2017 November 03

Maiden Public Appearance of the Nimnada Dancing Group

Maiden public appearance of the “Nimnada Dancing Group” that is formed of the staff of the Business Development Cooperative Society was celebrated at the fifth anniversary of the Society.



 

2017 November 03

Introduction of "Vyavasaya Pranama" Discount Card

The Business Development Cooperative Society recently introduced a Discount Card "Vyavasaya Pranama" to the members.

Leading business organization will be offering a high discount for the holders of this discount card.

Mr. Nuwan Wanigaratne -  the coordination officer of the Hon Minister of Provincial Roads, Transport, Co-Operative Development and Trade, Housing and Construction, Estate Infrastructure Facilities, Industry And Rural Development of the Western Province, Mr. Kumara Wijayalath - Cooperative Development Officer, Hon Chairman, Hon Secretary General, Hon Vice President, Directors, & Office-bearers of the Business Development Cooperative Society participated at this event.




 

2017 November 02

Fifth Anniversary and Election of Board of Directors

Fifth anniversary of the Business Development Cooperative Society was held on 17th October 2017.

Lion Piyal Ramawickrema as the Hon Chairman, Mr. Gamini Jayaweera as the Hon Secretary General, Lion Shirley Ariyarathna as the Vice President, and Mr. Sarath Jayasinghe, Mr. Chamila Vagisa, Mr. Roshan Punchihewa, & Mrs. Sriyani Nawahamuwa as directors were elected uncontested for the Board of Directors for 2017 – 2020.



 

2017 May 02

Blood Donation Campaign

Blood Donation Campaign annually organized by the Business Development Cooperative Society will be held on 07th May from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Ramawickrama cooperative building.

You are kindly invited to join us at this precious event.

2017 February 14

15th anniversary of the Business Development Cooperative Society

15th anniversary of the Business Development Cooperative Society was ceremoniously held on 07th February 2017 at the Society’s Head Office.

Mr. Dulip Wijesekera, Honorable Deputy Minister of Postal Services & Muslim Religious Affairs joined the ceremony as the chief guest, and Mr. M.S. Marikkar, Member of Parliament and UNP Chief Organizer of the Kolonnawa Electorate, Mr. W.A. Udaya Bandara, the General Manager of the National Savings Bank, Mr. E.W. Priyantha, Deputy General Manager of the National Savings Bank, Board Members of the Society, and inaugurating members participated at this occasion.

Philatelic Bureau of Sri Lanka issued a new stamp in commemoration of this occasion, and a new logo was also introduced for the society. Also, the inaugurating members of the society were honoured at this ceremony.

2016 August 18

The Book “සමූපකාර නීතියට අදාල නඩු තීන්දු” Presented to HE the President

Although the Cooperative System exists as a part of the lives of the feneral public, there is a lack of related books and articles. The Business Development Cooperative Society, in order to fill this gap, has assisted Mr. Abhayaratna Bandara Bulatgama, Deputy ecretary of the National Cooperative Board, Director of Education, Lecturer of the Polgolla Cooperative College, and a veteran on Cooperative Laws, to publish his book “සමූපකාර නීතියට අදාල නඩු තීන්දු”. The first copy of this book was recently presented to HE the President at the Presidential Secretariat, with the presence of Asiri Weerasekara, the Western Province Cooperative Development Commissioner/Registrar and the Deshamanya Mr. Piyal Ramawickrama, the Chairman of the Business Development Cooperative Society.

2016 August 17

Ready to be a Proud Partner?

If you are a resident of Colombo, Gampaha, or Kaluthara district, and if you are courageous & dedicated, this is our invitation to be a partner in our branch network growing in the Western Province.

Accounting Officers – Male/Female

  • G.C.E. A/L and AAT with experience in Accounting
  • Good command in English
  • Age between 20 – 25 years
  • License to ride scooters/motor cycles will be an added advantage

Bank Promotion Officers – Male/Female

  • G.C.E. O/L and age between 20 – 35 years
  • License to ride motor cycles
  • Experience in the field

Send us your bio data within 07 days to the address below if you posses above qualifications.

Manager – Human Resources
Business Development Cooperative Society Ltd.
“Ramawickrama cooperative building”
No. 615, Avissawella Road, Mulleriayawa New Town.

Phone: 0112-569806

2016 August 04

 Our Chief Secretary to the Post of Advisor

Mr. Lalith Wanigaratne, honorable Minister of Fisheries, Road Development, Transport, Co-operative Development & Trade, Housing & Construction, Estate Infrastructure Development, Industries & Rural Development of the Western Provincial Council, appointed Mr. Gamini Jayaweera, Chief Secretary of the Business Development Cooperative Society, to the post of Advisor on Cooperative of the Ministry of Cooperative Development.

2016 August 03

Our Chairman to the Post of Director of WPIDA

Mr. Lalith Wanigaratne, honorable Minister of Fisheries, Road Development, Transport, Co-operative Development & Trade, Housing & Construction, Estate Infrastructure Development, Industries & Rural Development of the Western Provincial Council, appointed Deshamanya Lion Piyal Ramawickrama, Chairman of the Business Development Cooperative Society, to the post of Director of the Western Province Industry Development Authority.

2016 August 03

Mr. Chikara Satho on a Study Tour

Mr. Chikara Satho, who is the head of the Asian Cooperative Alliance and the head of the International Cooperative Division of the International Cooperative Agricultural Organization, on a study tour to the Business Development Cooperative Society.

2016 April 27

Blood Donation Campaign – 08th May 2016

You are warmly invited to the Blood Donation Campaign to be held at the head office premisses on 08th May 2016 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.