DIMO continues its focus on automobile training in Sri Lanka


NAITA Chairman Dr. Saranga Alahapperuma, DIMO Chief Human Resources Officer Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya and DIMO General Manager TATA Commercial Vehicle Service Mahesh Karunaratne at the panel discussion.

Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) recently organized a forum for representatives of the vocational training sector in Sri Lanka under the patronage of Group CEO, DIMO, Gahanath Pandithage. Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training, Mrs. Anuradha Illeperuma, Chairman, National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA), Dr. Saranga Alahapperuma along with representatives from the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission, Vocational Training Authority (VTA) and invitees from 17 Automobile Training Institutes across Sri Lanka attended the forum.

This forum is an initiative which stems from DIMO’s passion to support the development of vocational education and the growth of Sri Lankan Automobile Industry. The forum also helps to strengthen the relationship between DIMO and the vocational training schools which supply valuable skilled labour that enhance the company’s service operations.

According to the labour demand survey conducted by the Department of Census and Statistics in 2017, Mechanical Engineering Technician is one of the top 10 high demanded occupations in Sri Lanka.

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