Kegalle Region

Green Gold Housing project 2017

Green Gold Housing Project 48 units Densworth Estate, Lalan Rubbers Plantations Pvt.Ltd. &  19 units Dewalakande,Dunedine division of Kelani Valley  Plantations PLC.

The activities were conducted on 22nd April 2017 organized by the Estate Management & Housing  committee, and the ceremony was witnessed  to be a  glamorous  and  a most successful  event, coincide with  many religious activities  to invoke blessing on the project. Hon. M.P Dr. Mrs.  Thusitha Wijemanna & Mr. P. Vijeykumar – Public Relation Officer –  Ministry of HCNVICD were participated that event.

Densworth Dewalakande

In commemoration of H.E. the President’s 2nd  Anniversary 

Yataderiya Estate, Yataderiya Divi of  Kegalle Plantations PLC – Laying of foundation  for 10 units  the value of Rs. 6.5 mn  & Housing opening & dedicate to the community on Diggala div. of  Sapumalkanda Estate , Lalan Rubbers Plantations (Pvt.) Ltd. These  activities were conducted by the PHDT Kegalle & Estate Management with the organizing committee, and the ceremony was witnessed  to be a  glamorous  and  a most successful  event , coincide with  many religious activities  to invoke blessing on the projects.

This occasion were  participated Hon. M.P. for Kegalle District and Core Chairman – DCC – Kegalle District – Sujith Perera, Provincial and Pradeshiya Saba Members in respect of the Area & Respective Managers, Officials and the workforce.

Yatideriya Laying of Fundation on 8th Jan 2017 - Commamorat of Presidend 2 Annversry (13) Yatideriya Laying of Fundation on 8th Jan 2017 - Commamorat of Presidend 2 Annversry (16)

100 Day New Houses 

M/S of Kegalle Plantations PLC ,  Atale Estate of New Arandara 12 units  Ceremonially handed over to the community on 23rd June 2016  by Hon.Palani Thigambaram M.P Minister of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure & Community Development. The value of project  Rs. 13,8 Mn.

Funded by Ministry of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development  Planned & Implemented by PHDT – Kegalle   for the well-being of the plantation community.

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New water project  

M/s of Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC , Moralioya Ruwanwella water project ceremonially opened and dedicated to the Estate community on 11th  July 2016 by Hon. M.P Dr. Mrs.  Thusitha Wijemanna

Funded by Ministry of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development  Planned & Implemented by PHDT – Kegalle. The project value is Rs. 118,901/=

Moralioya (1) Moralioya (2)

Distribution of Roofing sheets

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Distribution of special consignment of roofing sheets to We-oya Estate and Ganepalle Estate damaged by a fire were accommodated by PHDT for the well- being of the Plantation community.

 

 

 

Disaster Management Awareness programme

kgl_02The Region arranged an awareness programme on “ Disaster Management “ for the Engineering Staff of PHDT Kegalle & Kandy Regions. This was conducted by the Ministry of Disaster Management.

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Alcohol and Tobacco prevention

kgl_03This programme was successfully conducted at Madeniya Estate, Warakapola of Kegalle Plantatations PLC. The Regional Director emphasised the objectives of this programme to the participants. The resource personnel from the Health Department, covered all aspects with regard to the subject and gave a clear message to the workers in this group who participated in the programme.

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Study on Lung Diseases

kgl_04A study on lung diseases was conducted by the Central Clinic of the Ministry of Health at the URY – Hospital, Wewesse Dispensary and at the Telbedde Hospital for which 322 beneficiaries attended.

 

 

 

Mobile Film Show

kgl_04This programme in the plantations, assisted by Health Education Unit, DPDHS Office, Kegalle included awareness programmes on the prevention of alcoholism, smoking and other related activites of day to day life. This is the first instance that an awareness programme has been conducted of this nature to the estate workers to enhance their living status and health conditions.

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Issue of Drugs

kgl_05The ceremonial issuing of a free grant of drugs to Estates in participation of EMAs at Regional Office premises – Kegalle on two different occasions to enhance the health of the Plantation community.

 

 

 

Donation of “Walking Aid “

kgl_06On identification of disabled persons in Parambe Estate of Kegalle Plantations PLC & Sunnycroft Estate of Malwatte Valley Plantations PLC, we facilitated the handing over of “ Walking Aid’s“ to Estate residents (formally Estate workers) who are disabled at present to enable them to attend to their day to day activities.

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Commemorating World Children’s / Adults Day

kgl_07This was conducted in several estates on the direction of the RD who participated at a ceremony held at Vincit Estate – Malwatte Valley PLC in the presence of the Estate Management and the Worker Community which was identified as a well ogranised activity.

 

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Diploma Programmes for Child Development Officers

The National Diploma as phased programmes for Child Development officers have been conducted with the participation of other Regional Staff at Training Centres in Undugoda, Kurunegala and Pilimatalawa.

Kegalle has completed five programmes with two Diploma awarding ceremonies for Diploma Holders who have successfully completed the course.

The National Commemoration of World TB Day

kgl_08The National World TB Day on 24th March was commemorated with the participation of Hon. Maithripala Sirisena, Minister of Health, Director-NPTCCD – Consultant Respiratory Physician, Dr. Palitha Maheepala – Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health, Dr. Nihal Jayathilake, Secretary, Minsitry of Health & Hon. Maheepala Herath, Chief Minister & Minister of Health, Sabaragamuwa . Estate Community, Students & Estate Health Staff were associated in this event.

 

EWHCS activities

kgl_09Many paths are been opened for the welfare of the workers as income generating projects to uplift their socio-economic standards.
• Awareness programmes for Secretaries and Treasurers on EWHCS By Law
• EWHCS Audit Workshops
• Sale of Computers with Accounts package to EWHCS
• Demonstrations and Distribution of Rice Flour among Estates.
• Attend to Development Workshops / Seminars
• EWHCS District Coordinating Committee Meetings

Revised By-Laws Awareness programme

An awareness programme, discussion and presentation of EWHCS By- Laws for all Secretary’s & Treasurers of EWHCS was held at the Regional office.

Divinaguma National Programme

The MLRCD & Estates of Kegalle District conducted a meeting at Ruwanwella Co-operative Auditorium to introduce and
implement Divinaguma programme to the Estate Sector.