The Plantation Human Development Trust (PHDT) was first established on 18th September 1992 as the Plantation Housing & Social Welfare Trust (PHSWT) and incorporated in Sri Lanka under the Companies Act No 17th of 1982. The Organization was later re-named as the PHDT on 10th Oct. 2002. The PHDT is a Tripartite Organization consisting of the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL), Regional Plantation Companies (RPCs) and Plantation Trade Unions (TU) formed by the GOSL to implement social development programmes to enhance the quality of life of the one million Plantation Community in the Estates managed by the RPCs. The PHDT functions under a Board of Directors comprised of representatives from the GOSL, RPCs and TUs spearheaded by the Director General who is supported by Internal Directors, Heads of Divisions, Management and the staff attached to the Main Office in Battaramulla. The Main Office team is strengthened by seven (7) Regional Offices located in the Plantation areas with Regional Directors, Management and staff in every office to implement the many initiatives undertaken by the PHDT to improve the quality of life of the Estate worker. The PHDT works in close collaboration with the relevant Government Ministries, Trade Unions, Regional Plantation Companies, INGO’s, NGO’s and the Public/Private Sector Organizations in conducting the many infrastructure and social development programmes in the Plantation sector, including the core activities of Housing & Infrastructure, Water & Sanitation, Health & Nutrition, Child Care & Development, Estate Worker Housing Cooperative Societies, Training & Development and Sports & Welfare.
Plantation Human Development Trust
- Plantation Human Development Trust, No: 427/14, Robert Gunawardena Mawatha, Battaramulla,
- 011 288 7497