"Sri Lanka lost many opportunities for
employment in BPO companies which did not come here due to lack
of English educated young people.
India gained in BPO employment and IT sector
employment because there were sufficient English educated people
within their country", said Tilak De Zoysa Deputy
Chairman/Managing Director of Associated Motorways PLC.
Zoysa who is also member of the Monetary Board
of Sri Lanka was addressing a ceremony to award scholarships to
children of company employees who passed government grade 5
A Rs. 15007= per month scholarship from year 1
up to university entrance together with Rs 700,0007= insurance
policy was also awarded to Ms V P Udari Niwansala Pathirana of
Miss Pathirana’s father died in a road accident
on duty and she entered the year 1 class this year.
Ms Dammika Priyangani Manike, the mother of Miss
Pathirana received the award and the insurance policy from Tilak
On this occasion Tilak De Zoysa also awarded
long service award to 13 employees also completed up to 30
services in the company.
Deputy Managing Director (Motor) Ranjan De
Silva, Director/Group General Manager Ashan De Zoysa, Finance
Director/ Lalith De Alwis, Company Secretary Ms Deepthi
Kumarasinghe, General Manager/Yamaha Yohann De Zoysa, Human
Resources Manager JJK Leo Samson, General Manager/Insurance
Royce Fernando, Personnel Manager Marcus Liyanage, Marketing
Manager/Yamaha Gajaba De Silva, Employment and Welfare Manager
Janaka Malalasekara were present on the occasion.
Grade five scholarships are awarded every year to employee’s
children who pass the government grade scholarship examination.