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08th October 2019 11:00:05 Hours

213 Brigade & 62 Division Separately Launch Relief Projects for Students & Ehetugaswewa Pregnant Women

Intending to help and encourage needy students for studies in the Wanni region, one more programme for donation of school accessories, organized by the 213 Brigade of the 21 Division took place on Saturday (5) at Selvatorian Children’s Home in Neriyakulam.

213 Brigade troops following generosity, extended by Mr Sudesh Eranga, a philanthropist, all the orphaned children in the Children’s Home were awarded gift parcels of school accessories after entertaining them to a tasty lunch, provided by the Army.

Colonel K.A.N Rasika Kumara, Commander, 213 Brigade, took the initiative in this regard and closely supervised the project. Senior Officers at the 213 Brigade were present at the occasion.

Meanwhile, 62 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) recently gave away nutritious dry rations and baby care accessories to over 50 pregnant women in Ehetugaswewa area during a distribution ceremony, held at the Devagiri Rajamaha Viharaya.

Mr K. A Priyantha Dayananda and his family members from Kadugannawa area provided their sponsorship for the project in response to a request, made by the General Officer Commanding, 62 Division, Major General Dhammika Jayasinghe. 14 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Light Infantry troops took the lead in organizing the distribution ceremony.

Commander, 621 Brigade, Officers, Other Ranks, Medical Officer, staff of Sampathnuwara Hospital, donors and civilians joined the distribution programme.