SLIDA was awarded the “Green Energy Championship” in 2017, by the German Embassy and the GIZ on its certain initiatives to promote Green Energy in SLIDA. Today, His Excellency the President declared open the functioning of Solar System, operation of the Bio Gas Plant & Composting Unit, Energy Monitoring and Environment Monitoring Unit ensuring the effective implementation of the Green Energy Policy of the Government.

SLIDA expects to promote Green Energy as a Role Model in promoting the concept of improving energy efficiency and proper waste management system, among the other public sector organizations by providing required technical support and guidance in keeping with the National Environment Policy.

The occasion was graced by the Hon Ranjith Madduma Bandara the Minister of Public Administration, Management and Law & Order and Hon Nalin P Jayamaha the Deputy Minister of Public Administration , management and Law & Order .

His Excellency Jorn Rodhe ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Sri Lanka and the representative of the GIZ Mr. Daniel Schreiber, Ministry Secretaries, Commander of the Army, Chief of staff of the Navy and Police also were among the distinguished witnessed the event.