Singer Sri Lanka PLC, the country’s premier consumer durables retailer, tied up with the Ministry of Higher Education to provide laptops for university students across the country as per the program to provide interest free loans for laptops by the government of Sri Lanka. As per the Government budget proposal 2016, the project is implemented jointly by the Ministry of Higher Education and Highways, Ministry of Finance, University Grants Commission and Universities under the UGC.
Through this partnership, Singer Sri Lanka will offer DELL and Singer X-Series laptops to university students on a special interest-free loan scheme from two banking giants, People’s Bank and Bank of Ceylon organized by the Ministry of Higher Education. Students will have the option of choosing from a wide array of high performing laptops with the latest Intel 6th Generation i3 and i5 Processors and all laptops are equipped with latest features and genuine Windows 10 operating system.
Any student, who chooses to buy a laptop from SINGER, will be benefited with the convenience of reaching our branches close to any university located island wide. Students will be able to choose from DELL and Singer X-Series laptops with 03 years of trusted warranty and Singer after sales services offered through our service network spread across the country.
Commenting on the partnership, Asoka Pieris – Group CEO of Singer Sri Lanka stated, “Technology plays a significant role in education today and it will increase further in years to come. Singer Sri Lanka has always being committed to facilitate education in Sri Lanka and we are proud that we’ve been given an opportunity to tie up with the Ministry of Higher Education. I am sure these university students will make the most of this opportunity by acquiring our latest range of DELL and Singer X- Series laptops for their studies.”
Recently SINGER Sri Lanka achieved Named Account status with Microsoft. As a Named Account, SINGER has entered the echelons of large multinationals that prefer this arrangement with Microsoft Sri Lanka for the numerous advantages it offers them. By taking this strategic step, SINGER joins the world’s best brands operating with Microsoft under this agreement. This was yet another milestone for SINGER Sri Lanka proving that the company has set exemplary standards expected of Microsoft partners and would further enhance the brand’s global visibility.
Singer offers consumer convenience with a network of over 400 showrooms spread island-wide and an equally established after sales service network. Singer continues to be in the forefront of corporate entities that touches millions of Sri Lankan lives daily in trying to improve their quality of life by various means in nurturing education, sports, health care and protection of environment and many other societal activities that improves the quality of life. The company has won numerous awards for such efforts and out of all SINGER has been the number one People’s brand in the country for ten consecutive years.