Nature's Beauty Creations signs agreement with VTA
Colonel S. R. P. Ratnayake, Chairman, VTA exchanging the
agreement with Samantha Kumarasinghe, Chairman/Managing
Director, NBC Ltd. Picture by Wasitha Patabendige
Nature's Beauty Creations Ltd. (NBC) signed an agreement recently
with the Sri Lanka Vocational Training Authority (VTA) for the ninth
consecutive year to conduct another training programme for Beauty
Culture students and has embarked on a corporate social responsibility
project through a request made by the VTA to provide scholarships for
Beauty Culture trainers at the training institute, to provide them with
the foreign exposure, confidence and qualifications.
Nature's Secret's, for the past two years, have been supplying beauty
products required by the state owned VTA, free of charge, to assist the
institute to conduct its practicals under the beauty culture courses
held in 50 centre's islandwide. Nature's Secret's have conducted a
number of training programmes with the objective of enhancing employment
skills to the country's youth.
The NVQ Level 4 training programme is being conducted at the
Institute and this will help future successful Beauticians to establish
themselves in reputed hotels, spas and other locations and provide their
goods and services, especially during this economic period in the
country, with the tourism boost having availed itself on to a positive
"With this agreement being signed for the ninth year, we are content
to say that the result would be for the betterment of our youth. And
special focus can be given to youth in rural areas. VTC is a national
institute using our local resources through NBC and we hope this
institute will conduct the NVQ Level 4 at its best while representing
the brand globally," Colonel S. R. P. Ratnayake, Chairman, VTA
There are 50 trainers at the moment who are eligible to attain
scholarships and initially, NBC will issue 10 scholarships for a year
and notice its effectiveness and depending on that result, before the
end of the year, the rest will be issued to them.
"We want to find the right organization that will help with provision
of expenses for the trainers when they will be trained abroad, though
both bodies will collaboratively help with the funding," Samantha
Kumarasinghe, Chairman/Managing Director, NBC Ltd. said.
Nature's Beauty Creations Ltd is the only local cosmetic manufacturer
whose products meet the European GMP and internationally recognized with
ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards. At the moment, the brand is doing well
in Bangladesh, with offices in Germany and Ukraine.
In the USA, the brand has gone through the required registration
processes and is in tune to work on establishing the brand name there.