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NDB introduces ZEE -The ultimate account for today’s youth


In an era dominated by technology, Gen Zers are leading the way in revolutionary change and redefining the future for themselves. They see the world as one of limitless opportunities for those who are bold enough to challenge norms, and are ready to set their own path to success.


In addition to being fearless, Gen Zers are also digital natives who have embraced technology and all its conveniences. Technology has become a way for them to express their individuality and stay connected, all at the same time. It is for this “always on” segment that NDB Bank introduces the brand new ZEE -Digital Youth Account – an exclusive digital journey, in the form of a Savings Account tailor made for the new generation.


NDB Zee opens up a world of infinite possibilities for the youth of this country between the ages of 18 to 28, with a digitally enhanced offering that will go hand in hand with the world as it is now and in the future.


Understanding the technological and digital savvy nature of this particular generation, NDB Bank has provided the means by which Gen Zers can simply open an NDB Zee account through the video Know-Your-Customer(VKYC) process from wherever they are, without ever having to visit a branch.


Meanwhile, in the interest of serving the Bank’s existing Gen Zers, an existing Shilpa childrens’ account can also be converted to an NDB Zee account. Upon successful completion of all requirements, the account holder will receive an attractive debit card with Welcome pack and a mobile top-up.


By providing the youth with the necessary tools for success and inspiring them to embark on a journey driven by passion and ambition, NDB Zee aims to pave the way for the Zee account holders and assist them to achieve each milestone in their life. Thus, NDB Zee will reward high achievers. For instance, if an account holder emerges Island 1st in the GCE A/L examinations, they will receive a reward of Rs. 100,000 and if they emerge with a District 1st rank, they will get a reward of Rs. 10,000. Meanwhile the account holder will also be able to avail themselves of higher education loans & advisory services when required.


When an account holder reaches their 21st birthday, they will be given a complimentary Birthday gift reward upon being employed, they will also be able to apply for their own credit card and Salary Advance. Additionally, all account holders will also be eligible for special card offers, Discount offers from mobile providers, Gym memberships, e-commerce offers and a number of other possibilities as suited to them. Advisory services will also be available for NDB Zee account holders in relation to higher education options, career progression and business start-up and growth. They will also be able to enjoy the premier digital banking experience, NDB NEOS, along with their Zee account. NDB Zee will be with its client in the crucial years as they enter adulthood right until they are established with a steady foundation.


NDB ZEE is a strategic part of the bank’s digital journey and is involved in exploring, investing in and developing the digital banking arena, while on the fast track to becoming Sri Lanka’s best Digital Banking provider for the convenience of the country’s youth.


NDB has continued to remain at the forefront of digital banking even amidst competition, constantly introducing novel methods to the Bank’s clients as well as all Sri Lankans. Accordingly, the Bank was awarded the “Best Digital Bank 2021” at the Asiamoney Best Bank Awards for Sri Lanka in addition to being crowned “Sri Lanka’s Best Bank 2021” by the prestigious Global Finance Magazine of USA, and “The Bank of the Year Sri Lanka”, by The Banker Magazine UK. NDB is the 4th largest listed bank in Sri Lanka and the parent company of the NDB Group. The only financial services conglomerate in Sri Lanka, NDB Group is uniquely positioned towards assisting the growth and development of the Sri Lankan financial market to provide its customers seamless access to the product and service offerings of all its group companies.