Donates Water Supply System to Puthumadam R.C. Primary School
:: 2011-05-04 14:40:13 Hours]
A new water supply system of the Puthumadam Roman Catholic Primary
school at Inuvil was installed by the troops of the 9th Battalion
Sri Lanka National Guard (9 SLNG) fulfilling a much-needed requirement
to the school for a longer period.
Students and the teachers of the school suffered with difficulty
in consumption of water during school hours drawing water directly
from the old deep well. It was, on the other hand, risky for the
primary grade students at their playful age.
Troops of the 9 SLNG spending over Rs. 60000/= collected from donors
in the south fixed a water pump and a water supply system at the
school for the convenience of students and teachers.
Soldiers also cleaned and renovated the dilapidated children’s park
in the school. Colour washing all classrooms and constructing a
new dais for flag hoisting are among other work completed by the
During the ceremony held with regard to opening of the water supply
system and renovated park and classrooms, parcels of school items
were distributed among all students of the school.
Religious leaders, Commander 513 Brigade Brigadier Pradeep Silva,
Commanding Officer 9 SLNG Major J.R. Jumar, Zonal Director of Education
Mr. S. Kuberanathan, teachers, students and parents were present
on the occasion.