Ideal Motors (Pvt) Ltd, the sole authorized distributor for Mahindra and Mahindra motor vehicles and motorcycles in Sri Lanka has ensured the well-being and comfort of elderly and disabled pilgrims visiting Sri Lanka’s famous sacred sites – Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi and Ruhunu Maha Kataragama Dewalaya by donating electric three wheelers recently.
The project was initiated under the direction and guidance of Nalin Welgama, Chairman, Ideal Group and the donation of the electric three wheelers were organized as part of Ideal Motors social responsibility programme.
A Mahindra electric three wheeler was donated for the convenience of elderly and disabled pilgrims with special needs, visiting the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi and the Swarnamali Chaitya in Anuradhapura, also for the transportation needs of the Venerable priests who reside in the vicinity, and towards transporting any sick pilgrims arriving to venerate the holy sites.
Additionally, ensuring the comfort of aged and handicapped pilgrims visiting the Ruhunu Maha Kataragama Dewalaya, Ideal Motors also handed over a Mahindra electric three wheeler to Dilruwan Rajapakse, Former Basnayake Nilame of the Ruhunu Kataragama Devalaya.
Moreover, understanding the importance extending its fullest support and assistance to the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic, Ideal Motors unstintingly conducted several social responsibility programmes. Ideal Motors came forward during end-March to provide the Colombo East Base Hospital Mulleriyawa with two industrial washing machines and 50 pedal bins.
Subsequently in April, a large quantity of vital PPE equipment necessary for frontline health workers and face shields required by Ministry of Health officers were handed over to Health Officials at the Gangaramaya Temple in Hunupitiya. Additionally, in May, Ideal Motors also donated an advanced computer for the Cardiac unit of the Colombo General Hospital to enable personnel to maintain and store important records.
Photo caption: Ideal Group Founder and Chairman Nalin Welgama and Ideal Group Deputy Chairman Aravinda De Silva handing over the Mahindra electric three wheeler to Viharawasi Ankumbure Revatha Thero and Ven. Kirinde Gnanadarshana Thero. Also in attendance were Chandana Sooriyaarachchi, General Manager, Ideal Motors with Samira Bamunuarachchi and Manjula Marasinghe, Managers at Ideal Motors