Almost all the trade unions of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) representing nearly 25,000 employees have formed a union called the CEBEA (CEBEA).
Noel Priyantha, Deputy General Manager, CEB Business and Operations Strategy has been appointed as its Chairman and Upul Shantha and S.D. Nishantha has been appointed as Co-Secretaries.
Thirteen unions representing almost all employees of the CEB have pledged to work for a common goal.
The main objectives of this union are to achieve excellence and optimize the integration of green energy, financially strengthening the CEB, improving low cost power generation, providing affordable electricity to the entire country, ensuring high quality electricity supply and services to customers, maintaining strong relationships with external stakeholders and enhancing employee participation, operations with modern technology.