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Winners of ‘DIMO Wishwasaya Wasiya’ rewarded with prizes worth over Rs.10 million

DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, presented two LOVOL harvesters to Mr. P. G. D. F. Piyarathne from Nuwaragala and Mr. D. A. Senarathna from Galenbindunuwewa, who were the lucky grand prize winners of the ‘DIMO Wishwasaya Wasiya’ raffle draw, DIMO’s revolutionary initiative offering grand prizes worth over Rs. 10 million. 

Company introduced ‘DIMO Wishwasaya Wasiya’, which gives the meaning of ‘The Benefit of DIMO Trust’, to the local agriculture industry during the last Maha season, which was warmly embraced by the farming community. As a company that is at the forefront of facilitating agriculture mechanization in Sri Lanka, DIMO introduced this draw, furthering its commitment to empowering the farming community. Farmers who purchased either the Mahindra or Swaraj tractors between the 1st of August 2021 and the 31st of December 2021 were eligible for this raffle draw. The draw was held under the purview of necessary government authorities and livestreamed on Facebook, expanding the viewership.

One of the lucky winners, Mr. D. A. Senarathna said, “For a long time, I had to rent machines to work on the fields. So, I thought I should buy a Mahindra tractor due to its high reputation amongst the farming community, which led me to being a winner of this raffle draw. I cannot explain how happy I am to win a harvester of my own, because it does not just benefit me but my hometown as well. I encourage everyone to purchase a Mahindra tractor from DIMO and avail themselves to endless possibilities that it will bring.”

The other lucky winner, Mr. P. G. D. F. Piyarathne said, “I have been using a Swaraj tractor for about 8 months and I am happy to have won the harvester. The Swaraj tractor is very useful in my day-to-day work and these tractors are widely used in our province.   I would like to thank DIMO for supporting the farming community with experiences similar to this.”

Chief Operating Officer of DIMO Agribusinesses, Rajeev Pandithage stated, “The agriculture industry plays an integral role in the country’s economy and it has great potential to develop even further. We at DIMO, constantly explore avenues to contribute to the development of the local agriculture sector while bringing next generation agriculture technology to the farmers. The main objective of initiatives like ’DIMO Wishwasaya Wasiya” is to encourage Sri Lankan farmers to transform themselves as agripreneurs and DIMO will further strengthen the local agriculture value chain to create more agripreneurs in the country. We will continue fuelling the dreams and aspirations of the Sri Lankan farming community in the years to come.”

“We offer leading tractor brands like Mahindra and Swaraj, and harvester brands like LOVOL and CLAAS. We have forged partnerships with leading financial partners to provide flexible leasing packages to farmers to help them increase productivity and reduce post-harvest damage”, he further added.

All DIMO Agribusinesses machinery and equipment come with extensive warranty periods and Mahindra tractor is the first in the country with a warranty period of 4 years.  The farming community rest assured that each purchase will be backed by over 80 years of DIMO trust and its exceptional aftersales care.

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Winners of the “DIMO Wishwasaya Wasiya” raffle draw receiving their grand prizes from the officials of DIMO

About DIMO

Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) is involved in a number of related fields and represents many prestigious principals – Mercedes-Benz, Siemens, Jeep, KSB, TATA Motors, MTU, Komatsu, Michelin, Zeiss, MRF, Bomag, Claas, TK Elevator, Mahindra Tractors and Stanley to name a few. From a company known for vehicles, DIMO today has diversified into many areas. Medical Engineering, Building Management Systems and Services, Power Generation and Distribution, Material Handling, Storage and Warehouse solutions, Power Tools, Agricultural Equipment, Total Lighting Solutions, Power systems and Generators, Refrigeration, Ship Repairing and Driver Training Courses are some of the areas into which DIMO has entered during the past few decades. DIMO has also diversified into fertilizer and agriculture input market. DIMO successfully entered into overseas markets in the Maldives and Myanmar, by expanding their Marine and General Engineering services through partnerships in the Maldives and their automobiles and automobile servicing segments into Myanmar. DIMO is currently working to consolidate on current overseas operations with new markets in East Africa.

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