National Carrier, SriLankan Airlines implemented the fifth edition of NenaPahan Youth Development programme, which focuses on developing the talents of childrens of the Airline’s employees. Through the initiative, the Airline intends to nurture young talent and create a platform where they could grow in stature to become skilled professionals. A total of 25 students was selected for the programme after a placement test where they were tested on their general knowledge, English language proficiency and knowledge of the airline industry. The programme which was initiated by the Human Resource Department of SriLankan Airlines was ably supported by the SriLankan Aviation College.
Under the programme, the students were given the opportunity to perfect their interpersonal skills, priority management skills and communication skills under the guidance of experienced panel of lecturers. This was aimed at maximising their potential while helping them overcome their fears to emerge as stronger individuals to take on greater challenges. SriLankan has been continuously implementing programmes to empower the future generations, through knowledge sharing and healthcare projects.