(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Project Steering Committee (PSC) for Construction of Auditorium and Purchase of Vehicles for Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aesthetic Studies, Eastern University, Batticaloa met under the Chairmanship of Mr. Vinod K. Jacob, Deputy High Commissioner, at High Commission of India on 02 September 2020.
The meeting was attended by the officials of High Commission of India, Ministry of Education, Department of External Resources under Ministry of Finance, Project Consultant from Department of Buildings and representatives of Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aesthetic Studies.
PSC decided to fast track the project, which is aimed at strengthening existing educational infrastructure at the Institute. The SLR 275 million project is being implemented as a High Impact Community Development Project in Sri Lanka and is a part of Government of India’s continued commitment to undertake people-centric developmental initiatives across Sri Lanka. Overall, India’s developmental assistance to Sri Lanka stands at around SLR 517 billion, of which SLR 92 billion are through grants alone.