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SDB bank sets up biogas unit at Kataragama Temple

Chief Incumbent of Sri Abhinawarama Temple, Monaragala District Secretary Mrs. D. S. Padmakulasooriya and SDB bank’s Head of Marketing and Retail Banking open the biogas unit.
Chief Incumbent of Sri Abhinawarama Temple, Monaragala District Secretary Mrs. D. S. Padmakulasooriya and SDB bank’s Head of Marketing and Retail Banking open the biogas unit.

SDB bank recently carried out another sustainable energy initiative at the Sri Abhinawarama temple in Kataragama. The bank sponsored the newly set up biogas unit at the Temple, a place that caters to the needs of nearly 1,000 pilgrims during the season.

The newly installed biogas unit was handed over to the Maha Sangha in the presence of District Secretary, Monaragala, Mrs. D. S. Padmakulasooriya, Head of Marketing and Retail Banking, SDB bank, Sameera D. Liyanage, Head of Co-operative, SDB bank, P. D. Dhammika, Uva Regional Manager, SDB bank, K. B. Ratnayake and well wishers. The incumbent of the Sri Abhinawarama temple speaking about the initiative. Ruhunu Magam Pathuwe Chief Adikarana Sanganayake Kapugama Sri Saranatissa Nayake Thera said, “The Sri Abhinawarama temple is a significant location for Kataragama pilgrims coming from all around the country. SDB bank’s guidance and support to introduce the biogas unit turns a new leaf as we are now able to manage our work with much ease and increased cost efficiency.”

District Secretary Mrs. D. S. Padmakulasooriya said, “Millions of pilgrims visit this sacred city every year and initiatives like this are most timely and beneficial in many ways. This biogas unit goes a long way in setting up the example and we hope many more of our entrepreneurs will follow this for sustainability and profitability.”

Head of Marketing and Retail Banking at SDB bank, Sameera D. Liyanage said, SDB bank is fully committed to grow the MSME segment in the country and this is seen in all aspects of our operation including Corporate Social Responsibility.

Green technologies like biogas technology can have a tremendous impact on the MSME businesses both financially and environmentally.” 

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