Carpentry-training centre opened in Kandawalai

[TamilNet, Saturday, 18 September 2004, 05:21 GMT]
Killinochchi Technical College with the support of World University Service of Canada (WUSC) recently opened a carpentry-training centre in Kandavwalai, in Vanni region. Project Co-ordinator WUSC Mr.S. Jeyarajasingham, ceremoniously inaugurated the training programme at the newly opened centre.

Killi Tech Carpentary Training Centre opened in Kandawalai
Killi Tech Carpentary Training Centre opened in Kandawalai
Killi Tech Carpentary Training Centre opened in Kandawalai
Project Co-ordinator WUSC Mr.S. Jeyarajasingham, Kandawalai Divisional Officer Mr. K.Pathmanathan, Economic Development Executive Director Mr.S.Thilak Chairman of the Non-Governmental organizations Consortium and a member of the Killinochchi Technical College Board of Directors Mr.Kaneshapillai, Principal of Killinochchi Technical College Mr.T.Priapaharan lit the traditional oil lamp. Mr.Thilak hoisted the Thamileelam national flag and Mr.Kaneshapillai hoisted the TECH flag.

At the commencement of the event homage was paid to the late LTTE leader Lt.Colonel Thileepan by lighting the flame of sacrifice and garlanding his photograph. Seventeenth death anniversary of Lt.Colonel Thileepan is currently being observed in Northeast Province.

Later Mr.Kaneshapillai addressing the gathering spotlighted the dearth for technical officials in Vanni region. He commended the services rendered by the NECORD and WUSC in implementing development projects amid such shortcomings.

Mr.Jeevarajah, Head of Killinochchi Educational Unit said to attain economic independence all should dedicate themselves to utilize human resources with latest technology development.

Mr.Thilak said people of Kandawalai should use the opportunity to develop their village and their standard of living.

NECORD official said his organization was providing priority to vocational institutions and also to construction related training courses.

WUSC Project Co-ordinator Mr.Jayaraj said his institution is to launch three training courses through Killinochchi Technical College. Very shortly WUSC would commence a tannery factory in Kandalawalai. All training facilities provided by the WUSC would be self-income generating courses, he added.

Kandawalai Divisional Officer Mr.K.Pathmanathan appealed to the people of the village to unitize the opportunity provided to them by various organizations to develop their village and improve their standard of living. Mr. Seelan outlined the objective of the training programme and said all trainees would be provided with uniforms by the Killinochchi Technical College.

Killi Tec Principal proposed vote of thanks.


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