TATA Motors carried out a National Skill Contest named Techfest Best Technician Championship with the DIMO Service Branches island-wide. Mr Ranjith Pandithage (Chairman – Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC), Mr Gahanath Pandithage (Group – CEO), Mr Ganesh Shetty (Head of Customer Care – International Business CVBU, TATA Motors Ltd), Mr Rajiv Jaiswal (Country Manger – TATA Motors Ltd), Mr Vijitha Bandara (COO – TATA Business Unit), Mr Mahesh Karunaratne (General Manager – Vehicle Service Division) and Ms Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya (General Manager – HR) were the special invitees for this ceremony.
The top five technicians who were selected after two rounds of written examinations, followed by an interview and a practical evaluation were awarded with trophies and certificates at the event held in Siyambalape Commercial Vehicle Service Division on the 13th of December 2013. Mr Vikas Soni (Area Manager – Customer Care), Mr Rajeev Solanki (Manager – Customer Care), Mr Donald De Silva (Business Unit Manager – DATS), Mr Sampath Kumarasinghe (Regional Manager), Mr Anura Wijesinghe (Regional Manager), Mr Gihan Opatha (Premises Manager – Weliweriya) and Mr Dimuthu Udagamasooriya (Manager Operations – TATA Parts) were also present at this event.
Rank Name of Workshop Name of Technician
1. Siyambalape D. V. Kahatagahawatte
2. Siyambalape R. M. S. S. Ranathunga
3. Matara H. B. R. T. Amarathunga
4. Kurunegala J. M. A. Udaya Kumara
5. Anuradhapura A. V. L. Manoj Kumara