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Over 14,000 school desks, chairs repaired in Balangoda Education Zone

Sabaragamuwa Province Governor Tikiri Kobbekaduwa handing over repaired school desks and chairs to the principals of the Balangoda Education Zone.
Sabaragamuwa Province Governor Tikiri Kobbekaduwa handing over repaired school desks and chairs to the principals of the Balangoda Education Zone.

Steps have been taken to repair over 14,000 school desks and chairs of schools in the Ratnapura and Kegalle districts.

Sabaragamuwa Province Governor Tikiri Kobbekaduwa was speaking at a ceremony organised to hand over renovated desks chairs to the principals of schools in the Balangoda Education Zone area recently.

The Provincial Ministry of Education has taken measures to collect all dilapidated furniture isolated in schools in the seven Education Zones of the province.

The furniture is being repaired and has been removed from use in the zonal level.

The Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council has allocated Rs 7 million for this purpose and in return the government can save around Rs. 20 million.

At the ceremony the Governor also donated computers to several schools aiming to improve the information technology among school children in the province.