A follow up meeting to that held with the DS Kiran, to discuss and gather information for developing the proposal for the three E’s Project – Education, Entrepreneurship and Employment took place attended by the three members of staff of CHA, Batticaloa, Grama Niladhari of Vahanery GS division the project target village, Samurdhi Officer, Development Officers (HR, Education, Economics, Industries, Women Development, Agriculture, Child Protection, Cultural) on behalf of the DS Office and the members of the RDS and the WDRS Vahanery.
The Divisional Secretary had made all the arrangements and the officers ready for the meeting on a prior request made by CHA, Batticaloa. All the officers contributed sharing their inputs in each field – education, entrepreneurship and education – it was supported and enriched by the RDS and the WRDS members present at the discussion.
The potential assets available in the village for future exploitation on each sector for the project was recorded and documented for further development.
26 projects have been developed covering – Livestock breeding, Palmyrah Production, home based SMEs, Fisheries, Coir production, Micro Industry – Palmyrah products, Coastal Fishing & Dry fish making, Improving Production of milk based products, Small Industries – Juice production, 3 E’s Entrepreneurship – Iron nail production, Mushroom cultivation, Leather and garments industry, Industrial – Capacitating Welding Centre, Carpentry industry, SME – Food processing, SME – Food processing, Industrial – Rice mill product. The proposals will be discussed with the Ministry of Social Empowerment and Welfare.
Our intent is to support groups to access fund support from Samurdhi Banks.