A CSR project was launched by National Savings Bank (NSB) with the supervision of the Ministry of Education and the guidance of the Ministry of Public Enterprise Development.
The mission was to rebuild the infrastructure facilities of 50 selected schools in an attempt to uplift the education of 7000 school children in the Kalutara district adversely affected by the recent adverse weather conditions.
Chief Guest at the event Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma
A special ceremony at the main hall of Bulathsinhala Central College marked the initiation of ‘NSB’s CSR Mission’ in granting financial provision for the rebuilding of 50 schools as well as the provision of school stationery to 7000 school children. This CSR project worth Rs.9 million was funded by the financial provisioning under NSB’s CSR mission and the donation of a day’s salary by the bank staff. Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma was present as the Chief Guest of the event, while NSB Director Suranga Nullage, General Manager/CEO Dhammika Perera, Senior Deputy General Manager Jagath Gamanayake, Operations Deputy General Manager Ajith Peiris, Marketing Deputy General Manager Lal Karunathilaka and A. S. Hewage along with Trade Union Representatives. The Education Secretary, Principals, school children and parents were also among the gathering on this occasion.
Furthermore, as a relief measure for the public affected by adverse weather conditions, NSB was instrumental in providing stocks of bottled drinking water to the public in affected areas in their hour of need.