DIMO was recognized with the highest honour of Gold at the SLITAD People Development Awards held on 20th November 2014, at the Galadari Hotel. Organized for the 02nd consecutive year with the participation of local private and public sector companies, this award recognizes organizations with the best practices in the sphere of Human Resource Development in Sri Lanka. The awards are presented by the Sri Lanka Institute of Training & Development (SLITAD) which is a non-profit organization striving to promote and propagate best practices in people development. Out of more than forty companies that applied, twenty three advanced to the final round of evaluation . An audit committee comprised of academia from University of Colombo and an eminent panel of judges selected the recipients of gold, silver and bronze awards.