NDB has made continuous efforts to empower women through various initiatives significantly through SME and Micro Finance. As a Bank NDB takes every effort to provide constant encouragement and propel financial guidance for Sri Lankan women with a determination to grow in their life.

Contribution made by women to our society is of much significance. Hence, NDB strongly believes that women need to be recognized and felicitated to strengthen them as well as the country’s economy be it as entrepreneurs, employed women or as homemakers.

NDB together with Sirasa News First launched Vanithabhima, which is a national level awards ceremony aimed at rewarding country’s female achievers. The program also focuses to strengthen women entrepreneurs by empowering them.

Regional award categories

There are eight awards categories in total and winners will be selected regionally initially.

The regional award categories are as follows;

  • Entrepreneur (Micro)
  • Entrepreneur (Small)
  • Upcoming entrepreneur
  • Young Leader
  • Environmental Management
  • Social Worker
  • Sports
  • Education
Application Stage

Apply today if you are eligible for any of the above categories and be a part of this special initiative. Further you can participate at the Regional Vanithabhimana events and receive participation certificates.

In the first stage winners will be selected from the above categories regionally and they will be eligible for the prestigious final national award in each category thereafter.

Click the following links to Download Vanithabhimana Applications

Please fill the application and hand over to your nearest NDB branch

Application closing date will be 31st July 2020