Eight DIMO Batta vehicles and one TATA SuperACE vehicle were distributed among Samurdhi entrepreneurs in Nuwara-Eliya District under the patronage of The Ministry of Housing and Samurdhi, Department of Divinaguma Development and Divinaguma Community Bank – Bangalahatha. These entrepreneurs will use these vehicles to develop their vegetable vending, milk collection and distribution, clothing and fruit vending businesses. Thirty students from Samurdhi beneficiary families were given stationary items parallel to the occasion.
Minister of Plantation Industries Hon Navin Dissanayake, Mr Sujeewa Boodhimanna (Divisional Secretariat – Nuwara-Eliya), Ms S. Herath (Director Divinaguma District Office) and officers of the Divinaguma Community Bank graced the occasion. Mr Nalinda Kurukulasooriya, Mr Anura Wijesinghe, Mr Sampath Kumarasinghe, Mr Uditha Yapabandara, Mr Jeevantha Ranatunga, Mr Deeptha Kumara, Mr Bandula Pushpakumara and DIMO Kandy branch members hosted the event.