Resolve teacher shortage issue in Puttalam District - Namal | Daily News

Resolve teacher shortage issue in Puttalam District - Namal

Chairman of the Social Infrastructure Development Committee, Minister Namal Rajapaksa instructed the relevant authorities to resolve the shortage of teachers in the Puttalam District by the beginning of this year.

The Minister also instructed that the excess of teachers in the Kurunegala District be utilized to fill the teacher shortage in the Puttalam District as a temporary solution.

This was stated by Minister Namal Rajapaksa at a meeting of the Social Infrastructure Development Committee at the Puttalam Divisional Secretariat on Tuesday. He also said that a fully equipped sports school will be opened in the Puttalam district within the next four years.

He said that a programme called ‘Talent Identification’ for which there will be an investment of Rs.23 million will be launched to enroll students in the sports school and produce national and international athletes.