Dec 26, Colombo: The first session of the leadership training program for the new entrants to Sri Lankan universities will commence tomorrow at 22 centers island wide.
The programme initiated under the guidance of Ministry of Defence and Urban Development is conducted under the direct supervision of Ministry of Higher Education and the University Grants Commission.
Training will be held in three-batches, each with 9,467 students, with the first session starting from December 27 to January 12, 2013. The second stage will commence on January 16, 2013 to February 02, 2013 and the third starting from February 10 to February 28.
The training programme this year has been updated by a special committee comprising university lecturers.
According to the Ministry of Higher Education, the program includes the future vision of Sri Lanka, global changes, achieving long term developments, physical exercises, first aid, leadership qualities and leadership, laws and rituals of the society.
The training programme is carefully and methodically designed by the experts to impart knowledge on leadership, positive thinking, physical and psychological health, the Ministry says.