Society management

Those who succeed must empower society – Head of the SDF

Urging those who do good to do good, Sarvodaya Development Finance (SDF) President Channa De Silva called on all those who are able to help build a smart economy by empowering rural youth to be technology entrepreneurs global, to do so.

“It’s time to implement the end of the talks if this country is to develop even after our life. It’s a shame our students have had to climb onto rooftops and treetops to connect to online education when telecom operators have made huge profits, ”De Silva said, urging lawmakers to do not waste time to beautify the village thanks to access to technology. and technical skills.

SDF, the financial services arm of the Sarvodaya Shramadana movement, one of Sri Lanka’s pioneering social movements, opened a dialogue with business leaders last week to explore the concept of a “smart village” to enable growth. businesses and thus create a shared economic ecosystem in the country.

“There is so much potential among today’s kids who are smarter. I was surprised by the ideas they shared when I interacted with schoolchildren in the villages, ”said Mother Sri Lanka Founder and President, Dr Janaki Kuruppu, said Sri Lanka would remain a country in development if it did not allow young people to keep pace with a tech-driven world. .

Zmessenger CEO and Co-Founder Jayomi Lokuliyana highlighted the need to tap into the nearly five billion digitally connected people around the world while citing examples from Australia providing on-call support for even business registration and digital marketing training.

“There are plenty of possibilities if one is to excel in the technological sphere wherever it is,” said Lokuliyana.

NDB Investment Bank CEO Darshan Perera said enabling SMEs, the backbone of the economy, to access funds is essential, but unfortunately most development banks have moved from SMEs to banking. business.