Home / CSR / Events/ ATG Group donates home to longstanding employee

ATG Group donates home to longstanding employee

Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Saturday, 7 July 2018 03:08

Sri Lanka’s leading glove manufacturer ATG Group recently donated a home to employee H.P.D. Chandralatha from Katupotha, Pallama, who has been with the organisation for 21 years.

The housewarming ceremony was participated by Chandralatha’s family and officials representing the organisation including Director General Upali Karunathilaka who noted that this project marks the completion of another successful CSR effort by the company.

“Chandralatha has been a loyal, longstanding employee of the organisation and we are very happy to be handing over this home to her family today as a token of gratitude for the service that she has rendered,” he said.

He added: “ATG Group is constantly committed to ensuring the welfare and wellbeing of employees and we hope to carry out similar projects in future too. We believe the secret of our success over the years has been ensuring that employees are happy and empowered at all times; we regard this with utmost importance.”

The company built the home with an investment of approximately Rs. 700,000 for Chandralatha, her husband and her two children.

Commenting at the event, recipient of the new home, Chandralatha said: “I am thankful to the organisation for providing a home for me and my family. I have served loyally for ATG Group for the last 21 years and I hope to remain here until I retire. The workplace is like a second home to me,” she added.  Founded in 1992, the ATG Group consists of six member companies in three export promotion zones in Sri Lanka. They consist of ATG Ceylon Ltd., ATG Occupational Ltd., and ATG Lanka Ltd., located in the Katunayake EPZ; ATG Gloves Knitting Ltd., and ATG Handcare Ltd. located in the Wathupitiwala EPZ and ATG Handcare Ltd., located in the Koggala EPZ. The Group launched their most recent venture, ATG Hand Care in the Koggala Export Promotion Zone.

Share This Article


1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.


Today's Columnists

In the desert of Tamil films, actor Sivaji Ganesan was an oasis

Saturday, 22 September 2018

‘Indian Film,’ first published in 1963 and co-authored by former Columbia University Professor Erik Barnouw and his student Dr. Subrahmanyam Krishnaswamy, is considered a seminal study of the evolution and growth of Indian cinema. The book is cit

Imran may turn blind eye to blasphemy law and persecution of Ahmadiyyas

Saturday, 22 September 2018

There are clear signs that Pakistan’s freshly minted Prime Minister, Imran Khan, will make a sincere effort to reduce corruption and maladministration in the domestic sphere. In foreign affairs he is likely to make a brave attempt to mend fences wi

The rate of exchange, capital flight and the Central Bank

Friday, 21 September 2018

The Central Bank (CBSL) exists for the sole purpose of price stability. Its controls on the financial system and monetary policy exist to maintain price stability. As put forth many times by the Governor, the failing of the CBSL to control inflation

Red flag over the Sri Lankan Navy

Friday, 21 September 2018

Shocking story Rusiripala, a former banker in Sri Lanka, who has taken to writing in Daily FT, is perturbed by the red flag I have raised (Daily FT article 18 September) over the shocking charge that our Navy had operated a ransom gang that had abduc

Columnists More