‘Practical training in accounting and taxation key issue in Sri
Practical training in Accounting and Taxation is most important area
to be considered in current context of business even though there are
numbers of local and International Institutions in Sri Lanka to get
qualifications in accounting and related subjects, said by P. Guruge,
chief guest and retired deputy commissioner of Inland revenue and formal
fiscal advisor to the Ministry of Finance at the certificate award
ceremony held on recently at Central Bank, Rajagiriya.
Ms. Gothami Abeythilake (Admin Officer), Bharatha Subasinghe
(C.E.O.), P. Guruge (Chief Guest) and Ruwan Thilakasiri ( Course
with the participants.
D P R Training Institute, an Institute providing practical training
in accounting organized the event to award certificate for students who
completed their practical training at DPR Training Institute at Rodney
Street, Cotta Road, Colombo 8.
The objective of the Institute is to provide practical training in
Accounting and Taxation for those who have no practical experience,
especially students looking to gain a foothold into the job market in
accounting and those who are currently employed but have limited
practical experience in accounting and taxation.
Further, this course is helpful to entrepreneurs as well. Institute
is keen in providing practical experience in accountancy, bookkeeping,
labour laws, cash and banking procedures, inventory, taxation, auditing,
company incorporation, import and export procedures and budgeting.
Guruge further said that adding a another certificate to their
certificates bag is not much important but gaining practical knowledge
with theoretical knowledge is the key factor to be considered and
further said that DPR Training Institute has initiated to provide
practical training in proper manner within short period of time at very
reasonable rate and qualifications are not a barrier to study the course
and course is suitable for business owners as well.
Bharatha Subasinghe, chief executive officer and lecturer said that
it is a very difficult task in finding practical experience employees in
finance sector due to lack of practical training opportunities in Sri
Lanka and most of accounts executive may involve in one activity of
accounts departments but they have no idea about other activities of
Therefore, DPR has initiated to conduct practical training courses.
Subasinghe further said that to fill the gap of less opportunity in
practical training in Sri Lanka DPR Training Institute will strength
their capacity to train more staff in the field of accounting since it
will benefit to both employee and employer.
Amila Alawathugoda, Managing Director of advertising company and Mrs.
Rajika Pathirana account’s executive of a tour company addressed the
ceremony on behalf of all the students and said that the training they
gathered during the course is very much helpful them.
Certificates were awarded to all students by P. Guruge and course
coordinator and lecturer Ruwan Thilakasiri and Ms. Gothami Abeythilake
too participated for the event.