The Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCISL) with the concurrence of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce will shortly introduce a nationwide program to bring all micro, small and medium scale businesses to a mainstream platform with the objective of lending support and guidance for a productive and improved overall performance by this sector.
“We will support those engaged in any formal or informal business or trading that provides a service to the community and contributes towards strengthening of this sector” Mr. Sarath Kahapalarachchi Chairman of the Federation said.
“The FCCISL together with CH17 Loyalty have mapped out a program, that will identify micro and SMEs, formally recognise them, incorporate them to the national network and reward and recognise them for their service to the community,” Jumar Preena CEO of CH17 Loyalty and the architect of the program declared.
We also have a very strong partnership with Commercial Bank and MasterCard who will also join this program and chip in with their expertise, services and facilities exclusively for this sector. For the first time a SME Branded Privilege MasterCard Debit/Credit Card will be issued to a registered member, Jumar added.CH17 loyalty will play a vital role in facilitating privileges and benefits to registered micro, SMEs from their own network of merchants and retailers of consumer products. We want to develop a digital platform that will provide services such as, market information, market access, B2B networking, and on-line business solutions etc.All these facilities and services will be at very nominal cost and concessionary terms, Jumar assured.
National ICT Solution Provider of the country, SLT tied up with the project as the preferred Telecommunication Service Provider. SLT will provide Special Loyalty product offer on a number of their product range to SME membership.
They will also provide Technical consultation and dedicated account management for SME business solutions with a special care.