Connect with us

Business

Litro Gas economically empowers Samurdhi beneficiaries

Published

on

In a move aimed at empowering the economically challenged communities across Sri Lanka, Litro Gas Lanka Ltd., recently signed an MOU with the Department of Samurdhi Development – Prajamula Bank Division.

The signing took place between Anil Koswatte, Chairman & CEO of Litro Gas Lanka Ltd., and R. P. B.Thilakasiri, Director-General, Department of Samurdhi Development – Prajamula Bank Division. Senior officials of both organizations were also in attendance.

Under the agreement, Samurdhi recipients will now be able to upgrade to a Litro Gas cylinder, a cooker and an accessory pack at a concessionary rate, giving them the opportunity to make use of LPG as a clean and safe cooking energy.

The Litro Gas accessory pack exclusively provided for Samurdhi beneficiaries contains a Litro Gas cylinder, cooker, regulator, hose and two safety clips at a special price.

Commenting on the MOU, Koswatte says that empowering communities towards economic upliftment is a key component of the government’s commitment towards eradicating poverty as envisioned in the National Policy Framework ‘Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour’ (Saubhagyaye Dakma) of President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

“Elevating economically disadvantaged communities in this manner contributes towards expanding their livelihoods while enabling their economic upliftment.”

Using cleaner, efficient energy for cooking also supports improving their living standards, thereby reduce indoor air pollution considered a globally critical issues among communities.

“This initiative with Litro Gas Lanka is commendable and timely for Samurdhi beneficiaries”, said Thilakasiri. “With this, we are giving them the opportunity to improve their living standards while assisting them to make use of the offer in a practical and an affordable manner.”

Janaka Pathirathna, Director Sales & Marketing/Corporate Affairs at Litro Gas Lanka noted that this joint proposition will extend and enhance Litro Gas Lanka customer promise to the wider community. “Litro Gas Lanka will now be reaching out to new segments of the community, giving them access to clean cooking energy, thereby adding a new dimension of efficiency to their lives.”



Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Business

Hemas Consumer strengthens portfolio with L’Oréal partnership in Sri Lanka

Published

on

Hemas Consumer, the leading manufacturer and distributor in Sri Lanka’s beauty and personal care sector has strengthened its portfolio of offerings in a groundbreaking partnership with the world’s number one beauty company, L’Oréal. With this partnership Hemas Consumer obtains distributor rights to leverage its sales network and innovative marketing approaches in taking L’Oréal’s wide range of beauty and personal care brands across Sri Lanka.

Commenting on the new partnership, Sriyan de Silva Wijeyeratne, Managing Director, Hemas Consumer & Executive Director Hemas Group said, “We have spent over fifty years building successful and strong consumer brands in Sri Lanka. In keeping with our promise of consumer delight and trust, we are elated to partner a world-class cosmetics group like L’Oréal expanding our existing portfolio with the world’s most sought-after beauty and personal care products.

We are well equipped in our distribution process with island-wide sales channels to serve all parts of the country. I believe this partnership will revolutionize Sri Lanka’s beauty care industry and more prospects await as we continue to look ahead with L’Oréal.”

Sabrina Esufally, Director Business Development and Innovation at Hemas Consumer said, “This partnership will enable Sri Lankans to access the iconic brands and solutions created through years of research and innovation by L’Oréal. In the fast evolving and dynamic beauty industry, the combined strength of Hemas’s local heritage and penetration, and L’Oréal’s global technology and trust is the perfect recipe for consumer delight.”

Continue Reading

Business

DFCC Bank supports industrial excellence by partnering CNCI Achiever Awards

Published

on

DFCC Bank PLC, stepped up once again for the 3rd consecutive year to partner with the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI) as the principal sponsor and official banking partner of the CNCI Achiever Awards 2020.

The CNCI Achiever Awards was held for the 19th consecutive time to recognize the outstanding efforts of exceptional performers who have molded their respective industries with innovative solutions, while overcoming challenges and meeting the demands of their clientele. This year, the event was recently held under strict health guidelines at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo. 

Commenting on the sponsorship, Chief Executive Officer of DFCC Bank PLC Lakshman Silva stated, “We are pleased to have partnered with the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI), as the Main Sponsor and Official Banking Partner of the 19th CNCI Achiever Awards 2020. DFCC is honored to partner in reconciling successful Sri Lankan businesses from various industrial sectors. Our partnership with this prestigious awards programme aligns seamlessly with our commitment to foster and reward industrial growth across the country and support local entrepreneurs in MSME & SME sectors.”

 

 

 

Continue Reading

Business

Lanka SSL triumphs with National Gold and Top Ten Awards

Published

on

CNCI Achiever Awards 2020

Lanka Special Steel Limited (Lanka SSL), a trusted name in wires and a fully-owned subsidiary of E B Creasy & Company PLC, was recently awarded the coveted National Gold Award under the Extra Large category in the Manufacturing Sector at the Achiever Awards 2020 for Industrial Excellence.

The annual event organized by the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI) was held in March 2021 at Colombo, and celebrated some of the leading industrialists in the country for their tremendous and continued efforts in uplifting and promoting quality standards, productivity, growth and strategy, R&D, employee welfare and others whilst contributing to both the society and economy at large.

‘We are immensely proud to have been recognized with two very prominent awards at this year’s CNCI Achiever Awards. It is a huge leap from just winning a Merit Award the last time around, and this incredible achievement certainly reflects our highly ambitious plans to strive for continued excellence. We would like to thank our valued customers and all stakeholders. We are grateful to our hardworking and committed staff at Lanka SSL who have made this possible,’ said Pravin De Silva, CEO of Lanka SSL.

Continue Reading

Trending