Ranaviru Seva Authority offers Rs. 2.76 mn worth scholarships for war hero children

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Ranaviru Seva Authority (RVSA) awarded Rs. 2.76 million worth scholarships to 23 children belongs to war veteran families, those have excelled at the G.C.E. (Ordinary Level) Examination while obtaining 9 Distinctions, Aug 15.

This specially organized event was held under the patronage of RVSA Chairperson Major General Nandana Senadeera (Retd).

Lally Kobbekaduwa, Manel Wimalaratne, Apsara Gunawardena and Rekha Senadeera joined the scholarship awarding program organized with the aim of empowering these children through education.

Italy-based Sri Lankan donors led by Priyantha Munasinghe extended financial support for the program.

Accordingly, a war hero child receives financial assistance of Rs. 5,000 per month for two years (a total of Rs. 120,000.00).

Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Jayantha Kularatne, Chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshal Sampath Wickramarathne, RVSA Deputy Chairperson Mrs Sonia Kottegoda, RVSA Director Brig. Chandra Abeykoon, Secretary to the President Brig. Nalin Madhiwaka and RVSA staffers, donors and parents were present at the occasion.

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