DFCC and CBSL push towards a cashless future in Galle

Minister Chandima Weerakkody making a purchase using the DFCC Pay App

DFCC, the bank for everyone, recently participated in the Central Bank of Sri Lanka’s (CBSL) RataPurama QR promotional event, held in the southern economic hub of Galle. The decision by DFCC to maintain a presence at this event comes after the recent success of DFCC’s promotional campaign held at the Narahenpita Economic Centre with the goal of promoting QR payments under the Central Bank of Sri Lanka’s Rata Puraama Quick Response initiative.

Due to the fact that this event’s objective was to promote the national level interest of bringing Sri Lanka into a cashless future, Minister Chandima Weerakkody, CBSL Governor Prof. W D Lakshman, CBSL Director Payments Dharmasri Kumaratunge graced the occasion as the Chief Guests. Representatives present from DFCC were Vice President (Cards) Denver Lewis and Southern Regional ManagerPradeep Alwis.DFCC’s stall caught the attention of many invitees and participants and as a result, countless successful cashless transactions were conducted. This was further driven by the presence of displayed products from Narangoda Group, a prominent dealer for LAUGFS Gas and Hemara Rich Look, a leading clothing store in Galle.

Additionally, DFCC was also able to build increased awareness and usage of the DFCC Pay App that enables QR code transactions – numerous vendors and customers were able to gain insight into the convenience of using a QR-based payment method via DFCC Pay App. As a result, new QR Merchants from the area were onboarded and subsequently promoted QR Payments to their customers. DFCC is no stranger to the benefits of enabling their customers to use QR-based paymentmethods. The launch of DFCC’s Pay App in January 2019 resulted in the bank becoming among the first financial institutions to be certified for the LANKAQR standard which is …read more

Source:: The Island