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Vocational training for 300,000 school leavers this year

Skills Development, Vocational Education, Research and Innovation State Minister Dr. Seetha Arambepola said that about 300,000 school leavers will be provided with vocational training this year at Government Technical Colleges, University Colleges and other State Vocational Training Centres. She was addressing Heads of the Government Technical Colleges of the Kurunegala District at the Kuliyapitiya Technical College after an inspection tour in the college.

“More jobs are available in the job market for skilled youth. Therefore, as per the instructions of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, more training opportunities have been extended to jobless youth,” she said.

“About Rs. 9,900 million has been allocated for the training this year,” she said.