Devanada wants quick solution for Jaffna students’ woes
Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development Minister
Douglas Devananda instructed the authorities to look into the needs of
Mavattapuram Veemankamam College, Jaffna and fulfil them without delay.
The minister gave this instruction after students told him there were
several unresolved issues which needed to be looked into. Devananada who
opened a music studio at the college last week, inquired from the
students what their needs were.
The students requested the minister to implement a proper bus service
and provide electricity and dry rations issued to the newly resettled.
The minister instructed the Divisional Secretary, Tellipallai, Sri
Mohanan to look into the needs and instructed him to comply with the
Devanada also instructed SLCTB officials to commence a bus service
and Ceylon Electricity Board officials to supply electricity to the
area. The minister said it is the government’s aim to assist those who
have resettled until they are ready to support themselves. Minister
Devananda also participated in a religious ceremony at Mavattapuram