Kelani Valley Plantations organises tea-plucker competition | Daily News

Kelani Valley Plantations organises tea-plucker competition

The Human Resources Department of Kelani Valley Plantations Ltd., organized a competition among tea-pluckers in estates under its management area in an effort to give inducement and boost plucking outputs on par with international standards.

The competitions were held in Dickoya area in Battaglia Estate (both Upper and Lower Divisions), Hadley Estate and Invery Estate. In the competition among nine pluckers who were selected for the finals after the preliminary competitions were held in a grand scale witnessed by a large number of plantation workers, their estate level leaders, senior management officials and estate managers.

In the 30-minute plucking competition, V.Sumthira came first plucking 6 kg and 740 grams, S.Sagayamery became second plucking 6 kg and 200 grams and V.Renegadevi became third plucking 5 kg and 100 grams. The second and third winners were awarded vouchers and medals while the winner was sponsored for a one day outing with a family member.


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