Metropolitan supports education sector with IT equipment for students
In support of the government's initiative to increase access to information technology amongst schools island wide and to improve the IT knowledge of regional students, Metropolitan Office - Kandy branch together with the Central Province Chief Minister's Office and the Regional Education Ministry Authority awarded a state of the art laptop to Shanaka Samarakoon of St.Thomas College, Matale, for his outstanding performance in the Engineering Technology subject at the recently held GCE Advanced Level Examination in 2015.
The Subject which was newly introduced for technology stream students in 2013 and Shanaka is among the first batch of students to offer the subject at the GCE A/L examination.
The Department of Education in Central Province organized the felicitation ceremony to Student Shanaka Samarakone. Photo shows Mr.S.A. Samarakoon receiving an Acer laptop from Hon. Minister Sarath Ekanayake - Chief Minister Central Province, in the presence of Mr. P.B. Wijerathne - Secretary to Min. of Education Central Province, Mr. D. Wanasinghe - Principal St.Thomas College - Matale and Mr. Udara Wickramasinghe, Regional Manager - Metropolitan - Kandy Regional Office.