Opening of the New Meter Factory at Galigamuwa
The new meter factory for the production of meter enclosures constructed at Galigamuwa factory premises, was declared open by Hon Minster of Power & Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya on 04th September 2017. Hon Deputy Minster of Power & Renewable Energy Ajith P. Perera, Secretary for Ministry of Power & Renewable Energy Dr. Suren Batagoda, Chairman of Ceylon Electricity Board Mr. W. B. Ganegala and many others participated in the event.
The new factory has been constructed by Sri Lanka Energies which is completely affiliated to Ceylon Electricity Board. The factory has been started off with an investment of 150 million rupees. The newly built factory has the potential to manufacture hundred meter covers per one hour. The factory equipped with the state of the art machinery, is expected to meet not only the local demand for meter cover manufacturing, but also the international demand.
This new factory at Galigamuwa is providing an array of job opportunities for the youth workforce in the area.