Incorporated as a Regional Plantation Company fully owned by the Government of Sri Lanka and managed by DPL Plantations (Pvt)LTD.
Commencement of instant tea at Nuwara Eliya Estate ISO 22000:2005, HACCP & TASL-SGS Certification for 13 black tea processing centers.
Ownership of HGBL reduced to 40% from 51% with effect from 31 March 2016 due to new allotment of shares.
Incorporation of fully-owned subsidiary Kelani Valley Resorts(Pvt)Ltd. Highest - ever recognition of National Business Excellence Awards 2017 by winning the overall Excellence Bronze Award with six Gold Awards ant two Silver Awards