Wellawatte Branch of People’s Leasing and Finance PLC (People’s Leasing) has embarked on a project to upgrade the livelihood of the registered Three Wheeler Operators in Wellawatte. A Pilot project commenced at the Wellawatte Branch of People’s Leasing with the collaboration of the Wellawatte Three Wheeler Drivers Association and the Wellawatte Police.
Three-wheeler being a widely used transportation mode in urban and rural parts of the country. Identification Card was issued to each three-wheeler operator who has been registered with Wellawatte Three Wheeler Drivers Association. Objectives of this initiative was to help to prevent crimes committed using three-wheelers and creating professionalism for the three wheeler operators.
During this event “QR Code” awareness was created among three – wheeler operators, where it creates an opportunity to enhance their occupation while reaching digitalization.
Inaugural ceremony was held in the presence of Priyanka Wimalsena Chief Manager – Operations of People’s Leasing as the Chief Guest of the event. K. Chandrasekaran Branch Manager of People’s Leasing Wellawatte Branch, Officer in Charge (OIC) – Chief Inspector Administration L.A.U. Naotunna and Officer in Charge (OIC) -Sub Inspector Traffic W.P. Prasantha of the Wellawatte Police Station were also present at this event. L. Rohana Perera convener of “The organization is the true voice of professional three wheeler association leadership” and J. P. Swarnasiri President of Wellawatte Three Wheeler Drivers Welfare Association also participated.
People’s Leasing & Finance PLC is a leading Non-Bank Financial Institution in Sri Lanka and a subsidiary of People’s Bank, one of the largest State-owned banks in the country. Commencing operations in 1996 as a specialized leasing company, People’s Leasing was listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange in 2011. People’s Leasing has grown to become a diversified non-banking financial powerhouse with six subsidiaries in allied areas of specialization including a venture overseas in Bangladesh.