Hundred rural electrification schemes are being inaugurated throughout the country today.
The Ministry of Power and Energy stated that the electrification schemes are being commissioned to mark the 136th birth anniversary of the pioneer of Hydropower in Sri Lanka D.J. Wimalasurendra.
A commemorative book on D.J. Wimalasurendra will also be launched today. The Ministry said the first E-city network will also be launched to mark the occasion with its first office being set up in Kirulapone.
All offices belonging to the Ceylon Electricity Board have organized commemorative functions and shramadana campaigns.