BMICH Launches “Dahami Govithanin Yahapath Sanskruthiyak”

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 Press Releases

Hon Minister Vidura Wickramanayake symbolically planting a sapling to inaugurate the “Dahami Govithanin Yahapath Sanskruthiyak”

BMICH, Sri Lanka’s most recognizable and iconic landmark will cultivate one acre of land on its Colombo 7 property with paddy at the Kamatha and other crops such as Brinjal, Bitter gourd, Ridged Gourd, Radish, Winged Bean, Ladies Finger, Long Bean, Tomato, Ginger, Turmeric, Manioc, Kiri Ala etc, as their contribution to the ongoing national effort to increase food production towards strengthening food security. The land has been identified for cultivation as part of the BMICH’s efforts to cultivate crops.

The launching ceremony of the BMICH “Dahami Govithanin Yahapath Sanskruthiyak” was held recently at the BMICH Picnic Park premises with the participation of Chief Guest Hon. Vidura Wickramanayake – Minister of Buddha Sasana, Religious & Cultural Affairs, Mr. Somaratna Vidanapathirana – Secretary, Ministry of Buddha Sasana, Religious & Cultural Affairs, Sunil Dissanayake – Chief Executive, BMICH together with other officials of the Ministry as well as BMICH Leadership team, Staff, Tenant’s staff, Service provider staff and the BMICH Police.

“We are delighted to be involved with this initiative to contribute towards increasing the production of paddy and other food crops at our very own property at the BMICH. Organic fertilizer has been produced since 2019 with the organic waste generated at BMICH premises which will be utilized for the cultivation. The BMICH team looks forward to making a positive contribution to increase food production amidst the current economic environment” said Sunil Dissanayake – Chief Executive BMICH at the launch of the “Dahami Govithanin Yahapath Sanskruthiyak” initiative.

Over a long period of time, Sri Lanka’s agricultural practices have relied upon traditional cultivation methods, chaartithra vaarithra, and traditional beliefs.

BMICH is Sri Lanka’s largest and Asia’s very first purpose-built convention center with ultra modern facilities. Recently redesigned, renovated and refurbished, BMICH is South Asia’s Premier Integrated MICE Complex with all the facilities required to host any type of convention, seminar, exhibition, conference or wedding including multi-day international conventions and conferences and the most friendliest facility in Sri Lanka with hospitable staff.


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Wed, 15 Jun 2022 Press Releases

BMICH, Sri Lanka’s most recognizable & iconic landmark celebrated the World Environment Day by planting a variety of saplings in the premises including “HAL” plants.

“HAL – Vateria Copallifera” is endemic to Sri Lanka which is powdered & used to make various authentic Sri Lankan food such as Halapa, Pittu, Thalapa, Roti etc.

World Environment Day is celebrated to spread awareness about protecting & restoring our planet. Being this year’s theme “Only One Earth”, we need to work collectively towards building the comfort of the planet.

“We are delighted to have celebrated the World Environment Day as we continuously practice eco-friendly concepts being an urban forest and we operate an in-house compost pile using the “Takakura” method to manage the daily garbage collected in the premises and we look forward for organic agriculture projects in the premises as well” said Sunil Dissanayake – Chief Executive, BMICH.

Set in a sprawling site, 15 well laid out and spacious car parks that can accommodate 3000 vehicles at a given time, and well-maintained landscaped gardens, BMICH is Sri Lanka’s largest and Asia’s very first purpose-built convention center with ultra-modern facilities. BMICH is situated in one of the most prestigious locations in Colombo. BMICH won the South Asian Travel Award (SATA) Gold in 2016, Silver in 2017, and Gold again in 2018 & 2019. In 2016 BMICH also won the Quality ERA Geneva Gold Award, Platinum Award in 2017 & the BWIO USA Platinum Award in 2020.

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