Business and Economics
NDB Tops the Banking Sector at the SLIM National Sales Awards 2023 with the Highest Wins

NDB Bank has recently earned prestigious recognition at the SLIM National Sales Awards (NSA) 2023, held on the 14th of November 2023. The bank clinched a total of six awards, which included two Gold Awards alongside a Silver, two Bronze, and one Merit Award at the ceremony. Notably, Kasun Jayawardana was honoured with the Gold Award for Best Regional Sales Manager, and Praveen De Jacolyn secured the Gold Award for Best Territory Manager.

The Bank's success extended across various categories, with a Silver Award bestowed upon Oshada Nanayakkara for Best Sales Executive, Sanduni Maheshika winning a Bronze Award for Best Sales Supervisor, and Hashini Basnayaka claiming the Bronze in the Best Front Liner Category. Additionally, a Merit Award in the Best Territory Manager category was awarded to Ashane Fernando.
Infinite Group revolutionise education services in Sri Lanka

Infinite Group, a global leader in the education sector, has taken a significant step towards revolutionising education services in Sri Lanka.

In a recent visit to the country, they not only strengthened their partnerships with local entities but also unveiled new study abroad opportunities, reinforcing its dedication to facilitating the dreams of Sri Lankan students to study overseas.

Infinite Group’s CEO, Gaurav Batra, led the delegation’s visit to Sri Lanka, as the group experienced a surge in applications for overseas education, notably following the 2023 A/Level exams.

EcoProtect Engineering opens in Anuradhapura

The Pellet and Granular Fertilizer manufacturing facility of EcoProtect Engineering (Pvt) Ltd located in Oyamaduwa, Anuradhapura was opened on November 9, with the participation of Janaka Jayasundara, District Secretary Anuradhapura, Chandana Lokuhewage, Director National Fertilizer Secretariat and senior officials from Ministry of Agriculture.

EcoProtect Engineering (Pvt) Ltd is part of the Multichemi Group of Companies which is already engaged in the manufacture and distribution of Biofertilizers and Blended Chemical Fertilizers.

This newly opened modern manufacturing facility is capable of manufacturing over 10,000 metric tonnes of Organic, Hybrid and NPK Chemical Pellet and Granular Fertilizers annually.

EcoProtect Engineering (Pvt) Ltd Managing Director Samuditha Kumarasinghe stated; “The range of Eco-friendly, High-tech Pellet and Granular Fertilizers manufactured at the new production facility will be marketed under the brand names ‘MCI’, ‘TopCrop’ and ‘BioCrop’. We have always manufactured products of uncompromising quality which has enabled us to gain wide acceptance from farmers”. Kumarasinghe also stated that the new range of Pellet and Granular Fertilizers has specifically designed products for Paddy, Vegetable, Tea and Maize crops.

The manufacturing facility is located within a 25 acre agricultural land which has been established under a sustainable development plan with the planting of local fruits and grains, keeping in line with the Company’s environmental-friendly approach.