JICA to give blackboards in Poonagari
[TamilNet, Thursday, 10 March 2005, 15:54 GMT]
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will give Japanese Kokuban (Blackboards) to primary classes of small schools in Poonagari division of Kilinochchi Friday morning, JICA said in a statement. JICA Sri Lanka has planned to distribute 121 high quality blackboards among the primary classes from grade 1 to 5 in all Schools in Poonagari Division.
The JICA plans to distribute blackboards to small schools in Sri Lanka under this program.
The first program of the pilot project was held in Maharagama Division of Sri Jayawardanepura in the Western Province on the 24th of September 2004.
The project in Poonagari Division of Kilinochchi on the 11th march 2005 is the first program of the JICA project.
“The handing over ceremony of the second program is scheduled to be held at the Poonagari Maha Vidiyalam Kilinochchi on the 11th at 10.00 a.m. with the distinguished participation of Mrs. Vedanayagam, Additional Provincial Director of Education (NorthEast), Mr. H. Sakata , Deputy resident Representative of JICA and Prof. N.Osumi, JICA expert at the National Institute of Education”, said the JICA statement.