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Lakhanda grants scholarships to school children

Mar 12, 2011 6:07:05 AM - itnnews.lk

Lakhanda Radio has launched a scholarship programme for school children.

The programe was launched throughout the country under the patronage of the Colombo Fort Lions Club and the R.G. Premaratne Foundation. The aim is to provide monthly financial assistance for 20 school children who have passed the grade 5 scholarship examination up to the University level. The scholarship presentation function was held at the ITN premises under the patronage of the ITN Chairman Rosmond Senaratne. The programme benefits 200 children. Many social service programmes were launched during the past year through the Lakhanda ‘Sampath Hamuva’ programme. So far scholarships, wheel chairs, crutches, eye glasses, and lenses, have been donated through the programme. General Manager of Lakhanda Radio Ashoka Karunanayake, Deputy General Manager of the ITN Programme Division Vipula Ratnasiri were amongst those who participated.