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Government of Sri Lanka introduces ‘Suwa Seriya’ on Tata Winger.

July 29, 2016

Sri Lanka’s first fully fledged free pre-hospital care ambulance service called ‘Suwa Seriya’, the healing vehicle was launched on 28th July 2016 – based on Tata Winger platform, at a mega event held at Galle Face Green, Colombo. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Hon Rajitha Senarathne, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Harsha De Silva and various senior dignitaries from the Government of Sri Lanka, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Y K Sinha and government officials attended the event.

With the project being implemented in phases, the first lot of 88 Tata Winger ambulances were deployed today, with assistance from Indian Government and GVK EMRI. Si

Sri Lanka’s first fully fledged free pre-hospital care ambulance service called ‘Suwa Seriya’, the healing vehicle was launched on 28th July 2016 – based on Tata Winger platform, at a mega event held at Galle Face Green, Colombo. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Hon Rajitha Senarathne, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Harsha De Silva and various senior dignitaries from the Government of Sri Lanka, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Y K Sinha and government officials attended the event.

With the project being implemented in phases, the first lot of 88 Tata Winger ambulances were deployed today, with assistance from Indian Government and GVK EMRI. Six hundred Sri Lankan medical service personnel have been trained to effectively utilize the state-of-the art medical equipment of these ambulances. Initially project will deploy in Southern and western provinces. Ambulance service can be obtained by simply dialing toll free no “1990” on any network in Sri Lanka.

Mr Ranjith Pandithage, Mr Gahanath Pandithage, Mr Vijitha Bandara, Mr Nalinda Kurukulasooriya, Mr Navin Seneviratne, Mr Sampath Kumarasinghe, Mr Prasanna Mapatunagamage, Mr Shanaka Gamage represented DIMO at the event while Mr Rudrarub Maitra (Head of International Business – CV & IB), Mr Satish Machiraju (Regional Sales Manager – SAARC), Mr Madhu Singh (Country Manager), Mr Rahul Nazareth, Mr Anubhav Bali, Mr Abhijeet Das represented Tata Motors Limited at the event.

x hundred Sri Lankan medical service personnel have been trained to effectively utilize the state-of-the art medical equipment of these ambulances. Initially project will deploy in Southern and western provinces. Ambulance service can be obtained by simply dialing toll free no “1990” on any network in Sri Lanka.

Mr Ranjith Pandithage, Mr Gahanath Pandithage, Mr Vijitha Bandara, Mr Nalinda Kurukulasooriya, Mr Navin Seneviratne, Mr Sampath Kumarasinghe, Mr Prasanna Mapatunagamage, Mr Shanaka Gamage represented DIMO at the event while Mr Rudrarub Maitra (Head of International Business – CV & IB), Mr Satish Machiraju (Regional Sales Manager – SAARC), Mr Madhu Singh (Country Manager), Mr Rahul Nazareth, Mr Anubhav Bali, Mr Abhijeet Das represented Tata Motors Limited at the

event.

 

One hundred and fourteen units of agri machinery delivered to Thalawakele farmers

July 28, 2016

DIMO Agri Machinery Department, in collaboration with Thalawakele Divineguma Community Bank distributed a range of machinery to selected farmers in Thalawakele area recently in order to uplift their farming.  A total of 114 machinery were distributed which include 15 units of Garuda micro weeders, 15 units of grass cutters, 58 units of power sprays, 20 units of water pumps and 6 units of chainsaws. Parallel to that, school stationary items were also donated and distributed among twenty families from Divineguma beneficiary families. Minister of Plantation Industries – Hon Navin Dissanayake, Mr.Danansuriya  (Assistant Divisional Secretary – Nuwara-Eliya), Mr. R. Raja Ram (Member of Pradeshiyasaba), Mr. Sridaran (Member of Pradeshiyasaba), Mr. Daya Dharmasiri (Coordinating Secretary – Plantation Ministry), Hiran Peris (Parliament secretary to Minister) and Mr.Weerakoon (Manager Headquarters  Divinaguma Community Bank Thalawakele) graced the occasion. Mr Gihan Fernando, Mr Amal Thilakarathne, Mr Hemantha Bandara, Mr Chandra Bandara, Mr Ajith Kotapola , Mr Rajitha Dharmasena from DIMO Agri Machinery Department togter with Divineguma Community Bank officers hosted the event.

DIMO and University of Moratuwa celebrate ground-breaking achievements of Sri Lankan race car University’s “D-Mora P1” car wins 3 accolades at Formula Student UK 2016

July 27, 2016

The D-Mora P1 race car built by the engineering students from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Moratuwa with the backing of Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), one of the leading automobile companies in Sri Lanka, won 3 awards at the world’s biggest student motorsport competition “Formula Student 2016”.

This was the first time a team from Sri Lanka took part in this prestigious event which was worked off at the Silverstone Circuit in the United Kingdom recently with the participation of over 130 teams from 30 countries.Organized by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Formula Student is Europe’s most established educational motorsport competition and is backed by the industry as well as high-profile engineers. The competition challenges university student engineers from around the world to design, build and race a single-seat racing car in one year in order to compete in static and dynamic events, demonstrating their understanding and testing the performance of the race car. Dozens of Formula Student alumni have progressed to Formula 1, and hundreds more are now working at the world’s largest automotive firms helping to design and engineer the cars of tomorrow.

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