Vidullanka PLC’s Ridheepana Mini-Hydro Power Plant launched a river cleaning process under the waste-management initiative “WE MANAGE” (WM) on the 21st of April 2021. This program is in line with the “Surakimu Ganga” National Program on Conservation of Rivers in Sri Lanka.
The program was successfully launched in Kailagoda, Badulla. This was in the presence of Central Environment Authority(CEA) Director- Uva Province Mr. M A C Najeeb, Divisional Secretary- Badulla Mr. Priyanga Dissanayake, CEA Assistant Director-Uva Province Mr. M K J M Sadaath, KMSU Shantha Senir Env officer, Madushee Weerasinghe Env officer, Grama Niladhari Ms. Thilini Dissanayake and several other related private and sector officials in a ceremonious event launch.
CEA Director Mr. Najeeb gracing the occasion complimented the program mentioning, “This is an innovative and unique waste collection method to be implemented in Sri Lanka.” The initiative spearheaded by Mr. Roshan Siriwardena, Director Operations at Vidullanka PLC stated,” “WE MANAGE” is a simple yet highly effective initiative stemming from the concept of public responsibility that has been bestowed on all Sri Lankans. It is the newest green entitative program commenced by Vidullanka PLC. Through this program, we intend to convey it is the duty of the public to collectively get together and take this initiative forward than awaiting any other parties’ intervention. Hence, Vidullanka has taken the first step. Further our aim of this project to add job opportunities, educate people, create awareness and promote the urgent need to protect the river and riverine environment for future generationsTo conduct this program efficiently, Vidullanka has implemented several innovative solutions and processes as well.
WE MANAGE is part of Vidullanka’s flagship CSR umbrella, “Vidu Saviya-Gamata Eliyak”.