Training Programmes on Public Relations & Communications Skills were conducted by MDTU for Sinhala medium OES on 27 May 2019 and 28 May 2019 at MDTU Auditorium, Trincomalee and at Co-op Learning Hall, Ampara respectively. Mr. W.A.D.H.Kanchana, Assistant Secretary (Ministry of Defense) has been served as the Resource Person of these Training Programme.
To enhance the capacity of ICT Officers and equip them with current technologies, The MDTU has introduced a new training programme on Android app Development. A three days training Programme on this was conducted by MDTU in English medium from 29 May 2019 to 31 May 2019 at MDTU ICT Lab, Trincomalee. Mr.T.Sunthararajah, Development Officer (DCS (P&T) – PICT Unit) was served as the Resource Person of this Training Programme.
A 150 meter lengthy concrete road was declared open on 09.05.2019 at Irrakamam in Ampara District for public utilization. This concrete road was constructed under “Isolated and Underserved Village Development Programme” at the cost of Rs.1.5 million. At this opening ceremony Secretary of Chief Ministry, Director-Planning of Chief Ministry, Director of Department of Rural Development and several officials were also participated.
A village level discussion to identify and prioritize the village people’s needs was held at RDS Building Koththiyapulla village in Vavunatheevu Divisional Secretary division on 28.05.2019. This discussion was arranged by District Rural Development Officer of Batticaloa and held under the chairmanship of Mr.R.Neduncheliyan, Director Planning of Chief Ministry-EP. At this discussion people’s immediate needs were focused and their feedbacks for successful implementation of this programme were also taken into consideration.
The Regional Director for UNICEF South Asia Ms.Jean Gough together with Mr.Tim Sutton,Representative for UNICEF Sri Lanka and his team visited EPC, Trincomalee on 29th May 2019 to discuss the “Citizen Budget” initiative with the EPC and the overall education status of children in the Province.
The Discussion was held under Chairmanship of Chief Secretary at the Conference Hall of Chief Secretary’s Office. The Deputy Chief Secretary –Planning, Secretary of Ministry of Education and Senior Offices from Provincial Planning Secretariat, Ministry of Education and UNICE Regional Office participated at the meeting.
Second cheque awarding ceremony to Ampara District beneficiaries was held on 09.05.2010 at Urban Council, Ampara under the chairmanship of Hon.Governor of Eastern Province to mark the His Excellency President Maithiripala Srisena visit to Ampara District. At this function cheques were handed over to the selected beneficiaries to construct Houses and Toilets. Around 110 beneficiaries representing from three ethnic groups were received cheques amounts to Rs.1.7 million. At this event Hon.Governor of Eastern Province, Secretary, Chief Ministry, Chairman and General Manager of Eastern Province Housing Authority and several other officials were presented.
One day Training Programme on Safety Driving & Highway Road Rules was conducted by MDTU for Tamil medium Drivers on 9th May 2019 at MDTU Auditorium, Trincomalee. Mr.R.A.J.S. RANAWEERA (IP OIC Traffic), Mr.W.D.N. Chandrathna (PS), and Mr.M.S.M. Mujahith (PC) of Trincomalee Police Headquarters were served as the Resource Persons of this Training Programme.
Management Development Training Unit has conducted a two day training Programme on Effective Store Management & Annual Board of Survey from 6th May 2019 to 7th May 2019 at MDTU, Trincomalee in Tamil medium. Mr.A.Rathakrishnan, Accountant (Provincial Treasury) was served as the Resource Person of this training Programme.
A training Programme on Personal File Maintenance has been conducted by Management Development Training Unit from 6th May 2019 to 7th May 2019 at MDTU, Trincomalee for Sinhala medium Officials. MR.P.B.Wimalasooriya, Administrative officer (DS Office - Haldummulla) was served as the Resource Person of this training Programme.
A cheque issuing function was held under the chairmanship of Hon.Governor of Eastern Province on 24.03.2019 at Eravur Divisional Secretariat. Around 60 beneficiaries from Batticaloa District were received cheque for construction of Toilets and houses. At this event Secretary of the Chief Ministry-EP, Chairman and General Manager of Housing Authority were also participated.
A team, accompanied by Chairman, Secretary and other Senior Officials of the Finance Commission visited EPC, Trincomalee on 20th & 21st of April 2019 in view to review the proposed Annual Development Plan of EPC - 2019 and to monitor the selected projects implemented in 2018 under PSDG & CBG programmes as their general approach before giving their concurrence.