People’s Leasing contributes the proper waste management at the Sigiriya World Heritage Site
People’s Leasing and Finance PLC provide their contribution for the installation of the waste segregation bins in Sigiriya Rock Fortress in Dambulla on a need identified under the guidance of the Central Cultural Fund in collaboration with Department of Archeology in Dambulla, Dambulla Pradeshiya Sabha and MOH Office- Dambulla as one of their Environmental Conservation responsibility initiative. The project was initiated in accordance with a concept by Mr. Shamindra Marcelline – Chief Executive Officer/General Manager of People’s Leasing Company. The Primary objective of this initiative is to create a proper waste disposal system to preserve our country’s ancient world heritage sites as well assisting in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The established waste bins with the awareness boards were handed over to the general public by Mr.Susil Priyantha – Assistant Regional Manager of People’s Leasing & Finance PLC, Mr.Upul Nishantha – Project Manager of Sigiriya project in Central Cultural Fund in Dambulla, Mr.Dhanuka Udayanaga – Assistant Director, Department of Archeology in Dambulla, Mr.Senevirathne-Secretary of Dambulla Pradeshiya Sabha, Dr.Dayantha Weerasekara – Medical Officer of Health, Dambulla and Mr.Wasantha Kumara – Public Health Inspector, Dambulla on 06th of April 2022.
Mr. Hishan Welmilla, Manager – Marketing, Communication and Sustainability of People’s Leasing and Mr. Chathuranga Nagodavithana, Branch Manager of People’s Leasing Dambulla Branch, Mr.A.I Ahamed from Dambulla Pradeshiya Sabha, Mr.Sajith Wijesooriya from Central Cultural Fund and other representatives from People’s Leasing Dambulla Branch were also presented at this event.
Waste Management involves the regular collection, transportation, processing, disposal or recycling and monitoring of different types of waste materials. Through proper management of the waste segregation, we can save a considerable amount of money and prevent the environment from being harmed.
Sigiriya is also known as the Lion’s Rock is a rock fortress, ancient palace and fort complex located in Dambulla, attracts thousands of local and foreign visitors every year.Sigiriya is a UNESCO listed world heritage site due to its universal value expressed through ancient architecture, historical value, art, town planning, hydraulic technology and also cultural landscape features.
People’s Leasing & Finance PLC is a leading Non-Bank Financial Institution in Sri Lanka and a subsidiary of People’s Bank, one of the largest state-owned banks in the country. Commencing operations in 1996 as a specialized leasing company, People’s Leasing was listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange in 2011. People’s Leasing has grown to become a diversified non-banking financial powerhouse with six subsidiaries in areas including overseas operations in Bangladesh and celebrated its 25th anniversary on 31st May 2021.
The waste bins with the awareness boards were handed over to the general public by Mr.Susil Priyantha – Assistant Regional Manager of People’s Leasing & Finance PLC and Mr.Upul Nishantha – Project Manager of Sigiriya project in Central Cultural Fund in Dambulla with other representatives from People’s Leasing and Finance PLC, Department of Archeology, Dambulla Pradeshiya Sabha, and Dambulla MOH office.