Trinco White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute to get own workshop

[TamilNet, Monday, 27 June 2005, 00:04 GMT]
Dr.N.Sathiamoorthy, Chairman of the London White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute Sunday evening laid the foundation stone for the construction of the workshop of the Trincomalee White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute at Nithiyapuri, a suburb about 4 k.m. north Trincomalee town along Uppuveli-Nilaveli Road. London White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute is to finance the project at an estimated cost of one hundred thousand Sterling Pounds, Dr.Sathiyamoorthy said.

Machinery and equipments needed for the proposed workshop in Trincomalee at an estimated cost of 40 thousand Sterling Pounds have been shipped from London. Mr.Mike Wardlow, Prosthesis Consultant and Dr.Daniel Muthuvelu are to visit Trincomalee for providing the design layout for the workshop, which is expected to cost about 60 thousand sterling pounds to build, he said.


Trinco White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute.
Dr.Sathiyamoorthy, Chairman of the London White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute.
The foundation stone laying ceremony began with the lighting of traditional lamp by Mr.Sivakumar, LTTE Trincomalee town political head followed by Mr.S.Wijekumar, Trincomalee District Director of TRO, and several leading activists of the TRO, LTTE and Trincomalee White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute.

Dr.Sathiyamoorthy said at the event that the workshop constructed in Trincomalee will manufacture artificial limbs needed for the mine victims not only in Trincomalee district but to all victims in the entire eastern province.

The new Institute in Trincomalee is expected to be opened on the World Disabled Day, which falls on December 3, TRO sources said.

White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute is working under the aegis of the Trincomalee Rehabilitation Organization (TRO). The Trincomalee White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute was opened on 28 April 2003. Since then mine victims in Trincomalee and other parts of the eastern province are sent to Killinochchi prosthesis workshop of the White Pigeon Institute for fixing artificial limbs, TRO sources said.



Trinco White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute.
TRO, LTTE and Trincomalee White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute officials attended the foundation stone laying event.





Trinco White Pigeon Prosthesis Institute.


 

Latest 15 Reports
22.10.17 21:55   Photo
Colombo seizes more lands for Sinhala colonisation in Trincomalee through engineering Tamil-Muslim divide in East
21.10.17 21:46  
Unitary constitution imposing choice irrelevant to fundamentals needs rejection by Tamils
20.10.17 07:02  
Jaffna University students boycott classes against manipulative justice of genocidal Sri Lanka
19.10.17 17:11   Photo
Sirisena disappoints student leaders, Cooray humiliates families of hunger-striking prisoners
18.10.17 23:45  
Eastern Provincial Land authority discriminates Tamils
17.10.17 18:46   Photo
Paramilitary operative employed at Cooray's secretariat in Jaffna harasses public servants
16.10.17 07:15   Photo
UN Refugee agency ignorant of stranded Tamil refugees in Indonesia
15.10.17 19:12  
Tamil fisherman rammed by intruding Sinhala fishermens’ boat, fishing disputes escalate in Jaffna
14.10.17 07:34   Photo
Tamil protesters confront Maithiripala Sirisena in Jaffna
13.10.17 17:40   Photo
North at standstill, Sampanthan not to accompany Sirisena to Jaffna
12.10.17 23:35  
SL military postpones land release for 2 years as UN awarded Colombo with 2 more years in Geneva
11.10.17 23:48   Photo
20 Tamil organisations to lay siege to SL Governor's office on Friday
10.10.17 22:05   Photo
SL ‘Manipulative Justice’ exposed once again in Tamil political prisoners’ case: Sivapalan
09.10.17 22:09  
Protests gain momentum as hunger-striking political prisoners’ health deteriorates
08.10.17 23:00   Photo
SL constitutional discourse seen coupled with ‘Vision 2025’ policy of genocidal Sri Lanka
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=15265