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* World Bank aid for Northern Sri Lanka schools
Sun, Mar 21, 2010, 08:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 21, Colombo: Schools in Sri Lanka's war-battered Northern Province will receive funding of 300 million rupees from the World Bank to support improvement projects.

The World Bank funds will be used for major repairs and reconstructions of damaged schools, purchasing computers, constructing laboratories and establishing teacher training centers in the region.

Northern Province has already distributed 33 million rupees it received from the World Bank among over 100o schools in the region to conduct specially designed quality improvement programs under the directives of the Principals of those schools.

Additionally funds will be used to set up 30 Isuru schools (schools with better facilities) in the Province.

In the initial stage 200 schools have been identified to set up computer labs and around 484 schools will receive computers.

The Cabinet has approved free season passes for teachers who are commuting from Vavuniya and Jaffna to schools in Kilinochchi, Thunukkai, Madhu and Mulankavil areas.

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