awareness programme for parents on child nutrition organized by
the 55 Division of Veththalaikerny was held on 2nd and 3rd August
at six selected schools in the 55 Division area.
During the inauguration held at Pulopallai Roman Catholic Tamil
Mixed School (RCTM), Mr. Jayathilake Kariyawasam, Project Officer
(Nutrition) of Fontera Brand Lanka Company, the sponsor of the
programme delivered an introductory lecture. Various interesting
events followed by an important session presented by Dr. Kantheepan
of Teaching Hospital Jaffna educated parents on physical and mental
growth of child with nutritious food.
According to Fontera Brand Lanka, the workshop organized in Jaffna
was the most successful one with good participation.
Each school where the programme was accommodated was offered Rs.
20,000/= to be used for the development of particular schools.
Deputy Education Secretary of Kilinochchi Mr. Kantharaja, Dr.
Gandhi of Jaffna Teaching Hospital, Principal of Pulopallai RCTMS
Mr. Jeevarathnam and senior officers of the 55 Division were present.