The commencement of duties for the New Year 2021 was taken place on 01st January 2021 at the Headquarters of Ceylon Electricity Board.
These activities were carried out in accordance with the instructions of the present Government to ensure the health and safety of the employees, as well as the public gathering was minimized.
After the religious observances, the National Flag was hoisted by Eng. Vijitha Herath – the Chairman of CEB & the CEB Flag was hoisted by Eng. ( Mrs.) N.W.K. Herath – the General Manager of CEB, symbolizing the commencement of duties for the New Year.
Later, the National Anthem and CEB Song were played and, a silence of two minutes was observed in the commemoration of all those who sacrificed their lives for the motherland. A group of Senior Officials of the Ceylon Electricity Board also participated in this occasion.
Further, the Public Service Affirmation/Oath was done at each and every office premises of CEB Division/Branch/Unit island-wide in precedence of the head of the institution and, a short lecture of the Head of the Institution was delivered.