Kelani Cables’ Kelani Visura spreads its wings to Moratuwa

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Kelani Cables PLC going from strength to strength conducts its Kelani Visura workshop on wire laying in electrical systems for electrical technicians and novices throughout the country. The latest workshop was held at Moratuwa Ramadia Ranmal hotel to electrical technicians in the vicinity. Here the participants were taught of the very latest methods of laying wires. Kelani Visura was launched by the Kelani Cables PLC a decade back under its CSR program; Electrical Technicians’ Golden Welfare Service, with a view to gearing local technicians of latest techniques practiced in the sphere. Kelani Cables Sales Engineer Sanjeewa Gunetilleke delivering his lecture   Moratuwa Kelani Visura program led by Kelani Cables PLC Sales Engineer Sanjeewa Gunetilleke entertained over 250 electrical technicians. Here the participants were taught how to; select wires with certified quality for the safety of houses and buildings, fix plug-points and switches taking into account the distance and nature of the house/building, select wires to suit the number of lamps, laying of wires and other areas of crucial importance. This comprehensive one-day workshop was inclusive of food and refreshments and was winded up by presenting certificates and gifts to the participants. The significance of Kelani Visura is, gearing every participant with the ability to illustrate an electrical wire-laying plan of a house or a building during the session. Thus a particular technician becomes a person who could work shoulder-to-shoulder with others in this competitive field. Kelani Visura which has thus become the leading workshop aimed at training novices and technicians throughout Sri Lanka has been able to reach the milestone of training 16,000 technicians to date. Kelani Cables PLC by conducting training programs to uplift professional lives of budding electrical technicians in the war-weary districts Kilinochchi, Jaffna, Vavunia, Trincomalee, Batticaloa, Kalmunai, Ampara and Monaragala and other districts has engaged in a worthy cause towards uplifting the standards of the sector. Kelani Cables PLC Brand Development Manager Channa Jayasinghe expressing views at the workshop said, the company treats Kelani Visura CSR program as an investment made towards emergence of a new breed of world-class electrical technicians. “Amongst the top-of the-mind products introduced to the marketplace by Kelani Cables PLC, Kelani wires play a significant role. Throughout many years ours has consolidated the number position in this country,” said Jayasinghe. He further observed: “We selected Moratuwa to conduct Kelani Visura this time for a valid reason. Electrical technicians from Moratuwa provide their services to projects carried out throughout the country, thus they face the challenge of being geared with world-class knowledge. Kelani Visura is just the program which provides them with a comprehensive knowledge of the subject. We as a company are proud to be a part of it.” Kelani Cables PLC is a 100% Sri Lankan owned company serving the nation for over four decades manufacturing electrical and communication cables. Kelani Cables PLC achieved Super Brand status in 2008 for the professional excellence the company exhibited in the electrical and communication cables manufacturing sector. In the SLIM Brand Excellence 2012, Kelani Cables secured the Bronze award for the ‘Excellent Business Brand’ category. The company clinched gold at the SLIM Brand Excellence 2013 for the same category. Kelani Cables is the proud recipient of ISO 9000:2008 for quality, ISO 14001:2004 for better environment management, National Standards Award and the winner of Taiki Akimoto 5S Gold award. SLITAD People Development Award is presented to the Sri Lankan companies which make a special emphasis on training and development of their workers and looking after their welfare. Kelani Cables PLC clinched Gold at the SLITAD People Development Awards 2013.