Scholarships Awarded to Students by Security Forces - Jaffna
:: 2011-06-24 18:12:58 Hours]
Troops of the 513 Brigade of Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna
(SF-J) continuing their community welfare projects in the area distributed
school items and parcels of dry ration among civilians on Thursday
(23) during a function held at the Mahajana Sabha Hall, Alaveddy.
this latest programme, scholarships were awarded to 25 schoolchildren
selected from families with law income. Each student was given a
Bank passbook with a deposit of Rs. 1000/= and the same amount will
go to their accounts monthly for a period of one year as a helping
hand given to enhance their education standard.
addition to scholarships, 5000 exercise books were given to students
of Alaveddy schools. The total expense of the stock was Rs. 90,000/=.
At the same time, parcels of dry ration worth of Rs. 50,000/= were
also donated to 100 destitute families in Alaveddy area by the Army.
foundations were laid to two houses to be constructed by the Army
for two homeless families in Alaveddy the same day. Each house on
its completion will cost the Army around Rs. 350,000/=.
Brigade had also organized a blood donation camp at the same venue
where 50 soldiers donated blood to the blood bank of Jaffna Teaching
Officer Commanding 51 Division Major General Janaka Walgama attended
the function as Chief Guest.
Fr. Jude Sutharshan, Divisional Secretariat Thelippalai Mr. S. Muralitharan,
Brigade Commanders and a large gathering of civilians were present
on the occasion.