To be an effective instrument to the Government Endeavour to cultivate national harmony in Jaffna Peninsula through uplifting the physical quality of life and spiritual value of the people.
29th October 2020 11:04:38 Hours
Construction of a new house for a needy family at Thavasikulam in Kodikamam, was brought to completion by 7 Gajaba Regiment troops under the guidance of the Commander 522 Infantry Brigade and with the support of the General Officer Commanding 52 Infantry Division and its formal vesting ceremony took place on 19 October 2020 in the presence of Major General Senerath Bandara, Commander, Security Forces- Jaffna.
The financial sponsorship was coordinated by Mr Kumar Weerasooriya with the guidance of former Commanders of the Security Forces in Jaffna who have been the driving force behind the construction of houses for underprivileged civilians in Jaffna. Including this house, 736 houses have been vested by Security Forces Headquarters-Jaffna and this new house was built for Mrs Manjula Ghaneshwaran, widow mother who was living with three children without proper shelter.
The newly-constructed house is comprised of all facilities such as sitting area, bedrooms, kitchen etc and was supplied gifted with essential household items, and furniture along with its ceremonial opening. The key of the house was auspiciously handed over to the head of the household during this brief ceremony by Major General Senerath Bandara, Commander Security Forces- Jaffna who graced the occasion as the Chief Guest, following of Hindu religious observances and traditional warming rituals.
Brigadier Kithsiri Liyanage, General Officer Commanding of 52 Infantry Division, Brigadier General Staff, Security Forces – Jaffna Brigadier Prasanna Ranawaka, Brigadier Janaka Wijayasiri, Commander 522 Infantry Brigade, Staff Officers 52 Division, Major Samantha Fernando, Commanding Officer 7 Gajaba Regiment, Mrs Usha Subalingam, Divisional secretary of Chavakachcheri and family members of the beneficiary along villages took part in the inaugural vesting ceremony.
The function was organized according to the health guidelines issued by health authorities and Army Headquarters.