Minister of Social Empowerment and Welfare S.B. Dissanayake has instructed to deposit the monthly salaries of Divineguma officers in Divineguma Community Banks with immediate effect.
Previously the relevant salaries were deposited in two state banks.
However, the Minister has directed to suspend the process, and deposit the relevant salaries in Divineguma community banks.
In addition, the Minister has further instructed to offer a low interest loan scheme to all workers under Samurdhi Authority, where loans from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 25,000 can be obtained without a guarantor.