Rs 575,000 spent on Nuwara Eliya
Deraniyagala: P. Digambaram,
Member Central Provincial Council said that he had spent Rs.
575,000 from the funds allocated to him for various projects in
Nuwara Eliya District estates.
Ther project includes the supply of
electricity to schools and kovils, tarring of approach roads to
estates, providing tents to estates, supply of chairs, musical
instruments to estate schools and supply of building material to
schools and estate kovils.
"I hope to donate chairs and other
materials required by Plantation, Education and Cultural
Association (PECDA) in Deraniyagala on an appeal made by the
Digamberam said that though he is new
to the Deraniyagala area, he was impressed by the active social
work of PECDA, which has organised a Computer Training Institute
for the benefit of estate children of Indian origin. He also
thanked Deshamanya Dr. Lalith Kotelawala, Chairman of Seylan
Merchant Bank for the donation of computers and Indian High
Commissioner Nirupama Rao for other assistance provided to PECDA.