Reading Camp organized for the 3rd time by the 55 Division of
Veththilaikerny in order to improve reading skill of students
of the 55 Division area was held on 19th and 20th November at
Uduththurai Maha Vidyalaya with participation of Commander 551
Brigade Brigadier Hemantha Kulathunga, Divisional Director of
Education Maruthankerny Mr. K. Ponnaiah, principals and teachers.
Library and Documentation Services Board (NLDSB) has been assisting
the 55 Division to organize the Reading Camp throughout. Director
NLDSB Mrs. Nalani Mallawaarachchi, Subject Officer Mr. Nishanthada
De Silva and Training Officer (Retired) Mrs. Kamala Ambiga lectured
on the importance of Reading and taught the students techniques
to improve skills from scanning up to comprehensive reading.
students from different schools in Maruthankerny Division and
their teachers participated in the programme.
At the closing
ceremony presided by General Officer Commanding 55 Division Brigadier
B.H.M.A. Wijesinghe, a certificate was given to each participant
for their attendance. Meanwhile, 13 schools in Vadamaratchi East
Education Zone were donated sets of library books worth of Rs.
and meals were provided to students and teachers by the Units
serving under the 55 Division.