May this New Year be a Step Forward,
In Leading you to new Adventures,
New Roads to explore
and new success to reach!
Happy New Year - 2019
Hon. Governor of the Eastern Province Rohitha Bogollagama, Madam Deepthi Bogollagama and Dr. Dilshani Bogollagama extend their wishes to all who celebrate Christmas in the Eastern Province and Sri Lanka!
Final awareness programme on Traffic Rules and regulations under Law and Order was held in Batticaloa on 27.11.2018 and 28.11.2018 at many leading schools comes under Batticaloa Zonal Education Office. Approximately, 2500 school students from 9 selected schools were participated at the programme. This programme was organized to ensure the school children own safety when using the roads. Senior police officials from Batticaloa Traffic branch were delivered the lectures to the attended students.
The Provincial Steering Committee Meeting of the Gramashakthi People’s Movement Programme (Poverty Alleviation) held at Governor's Secretariat, Eastern Province, Trincomalee on 2018-12-10 under the chairmanship of Governor of Eastern Province Hon. Rohitha Bogollagama.
A workshop on Introduction to new Audit Act was jointly organized by Eastern Provincial Council and National Audit Department on 30.11.2018 at Sarvodhaya, Batticaloa. This event was presided by Mr. D.M.S. Abayagunawardana, Chief Secretary and the Resource Persons of this workshop are Mr.G.Thewanayagam, Deputy Auditor General, National Audit Office and Mr.S.T.B.Ratnayake, Asst. Auditor General, Eastern Province.
“Governor Rohitha Bogollagama Cup" beach volleyball Provincial tournament held at Trincomalee beach on 6th of December. Event organized by Department of Sports, Eastern province and Eastern province Tourism Bureau.
One day Awareness Programmes for Elected Local Authority Chairmen and Members as eleven Batches were conducted by the office of the Deputy Chief Secretary – Personnel & Training, Eastern Province in both Tamil and Sinhala medium in Trincomalee, Batticaloa and Ampara districts.
Mr.K.Kunanathan, Divisional Secretary, Eachelampattu was the Resource Person for Tamil medium and Mr.Palitha Abewardhane, Legal Officer was the Resource Person for Sinhala medium given below.
The office of the Deputy Chief Secretary – Personnel & Training, Eastern Province conducted two days Outdoor Activity Based Team Building & Leadership Training Programme for Chief Secretary’s Cluster Staff from 28th to 29th , November 2018 at National Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Training institute, Kalawewa.
Mr.M.P.Karunathilaka, Managing Director, Sri Lanka Outdoor Adventure School has served as the Resource Person for this programme.
A 10 days Training Programme (as two phases) on the Operation of Jacquard and Dobby Machines had been organized by the office of the Deputy Chief Secretary – Personnel & Training, Eastern Province at Department of Industries, Batticaloa for Handloom Instructors. Ms.Rameeiza Bhanu was the Resource Person of this training programme. The 1st phase of the programme was conducted from 27/09/2018 to 02/10/2018 and second phase was conducted 24/11/2018 to 27/11/2018.
One of the tree planting programmes was held at Children Park, Irakkamam on 26.11.2018 as a part of the “Green City Project”. This programme was organized by the Pradeshiya Sabha, Irakkamam under the guidance of Chief Ministry, Eastern Province. Mr.U.L.A.Azeez, Secretary, Chief Ministry, Eastern Province graced the ceremony and planted trees. Many useful trees amounting to Rs.50,000/- were planted in the surrounding areas. Chairman and Secretary of the Irakkamam Pradeshiya Sabha also participated at this event.
Management Development Training Unit has conducted a two day practical oriented training programme from 8 November 2018 to 9 November 2018 for Technical Officers on electrical wiring. Mr. A. Anopratheepan, Visiting Lecturer, University of Jaffna has served as the Resource Person for this programme.