The Employees Trust Fund has granted a sum of 70 million rupees for children who had succeeded in the Grade Five Scholarship Examination. The grant was presented in the presence of President Rajapaksa.
The Employees Trust Fund has provided this grant on behalf of educational activities of 4,654 children who passed the Scholarship Examination last year. Chairman of the Trust Fund Board K.M.A. Godawatta presented the related cheque to Chairman of the Peoples Bank W. Karunajeewa in the presence of the President. Scholarship recipients representing every district have been selected. 15 thousand rupees each will be credited to their Sisu Udana Accounts of the Peoples Bank. Deputy Minister Geethanjana Gunawardena was among those present on this occasion.