The Department of Motor traffic - Eastern Province has won the 3rd place in National level productivity competition in 2018. The awarding ceremony was held on 26th march 2019 in BMICH
The Department of Motor traffic –EP has won the golden award in Evaluation programme of the committee on public accounts financial year 2017. The awarding ceremony held on 05’th July 2019 in BMICH.
உயிர்த்த ஞாயிறு அன்று இடம்பெற்ற தாக்குதலின் பின் இலங்கை சுற்றுலாத்துறையின் பின்னடைவை மீள்கட்டியெழுப்புதல் தொடர்பான கலந்துரையாடல் திருகோணமலையில் கிழக்கு மாகாண சுற்றுலாப் பணியகத்தின் தலைவர் இந்திக நளின் அவர்களின் தலைமையில் 2019.06.20 அன்று நடைபெற்றதாக கிழக்கு மாகாண சுற்றுலாப் பணியகத்தின் பொது முகாமையாளர் ஏ.எஸ்.எம்.பாயிஸ் தெரிவித்தார்.இந்நிகழ்வில் பிரதம் விருந்தினராக கௌரவ கிழக்கு மாகாண ஆளுநர் ஷான் விஜயலால் டி சில்வா அவர்கள் தனது விஷேட உரையை நிகழ்த்தினார்.
The 1st Provincial Planning Committee Meeting of EPC for the year 2019 was chaired by the Chief Secretary on 08th July 2019 at 9.30 a.m. at the EPC Conference Hall, Varothayanagar, Trincomalee. District Secretaries of Batticaloa & Ampara , Secretaries , Deputy Chief Secretaries , Heads of Departments & other Seniors officials of EPC and Directors of Planning from three District Administration participated at this meeting.
An Engineering Material Testing Laboratory unit was opened on 13.06.2019 at Urban Council, Trincomalee by Eastern Province Housing Authority (EPHA) in collaboration with Urban Council, Trincomalee according to the MOU signed between EPHA and UC, Trincomalee on the same day. This is a remarkable achievement in EPHA’s history and a long felt want too. This unit will carry out all tests to ensure the quality of all building materials at a reasonable cost. All revenue from this venture will be utilized for EPHA’s future development activities and to incur other expenditures without depending on the Consolidated Fund. At this event Secretary-Chief Ministry, Chairman-EPHA, General Manager-EPHA, DCS-Planning, DCS-Finance, Provincial Director of Buildings Department and Secretary-Urban Council, Trincomalee were also presented.
One day Training Programme on Role of the Drivers in Public Service was conducted by MDTU for Sinhala medium Drivers on 31 May 2019 at MDTU Auditorium, Trincomalee. Mr.D.H.Priyantha, Secretary (Pradeshiya Sabha – Kanthale) was served as the Resource Person of this Training Programme.
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.