11th February 2019 21:53:15 Hours
Security Force Headquarters (Wanni) under the guidance of Commander Major General Kumudu Perera RWP RSP VSV USP ndu and with the benevolent support of donors joined hand to construct new houses for under privileged families in Wanni area. In view of uplifting the living standard of deprived families, Major General Kumdu Perera has already initiated to construct 5 new houses after selecting 5 families having lowest income. These families were selected after the close supervision and recommendations made by Commanders of 611 and 621 Brigades.
As the initial construction under this housing project, two Sinhala and Tamil families living in 61 and 62 Division areas were selected to vest these new houses which are scheduled to be constructed with the support of philanthropists. The foundation stones for two new houses were auspiciously laid on 10 February 2019 with the participation of several senior military officers and members of benefited families.
One of these two houses will be vested to very deprived family of Mr Nagarasa Murthi living in No, 54 Pampeimadu, Vavuniya while the other one be vested to the family of Mr Dhanushka Pradeep Kumara who undergoing thousands of hardships due to their poverty.
The new house for Mr Nagarasa and his family will be sponsored by one of the generous retired military officers Maj (Rtd) Shan Fernando while the house for Mr Dhanushka Pradeep Kumara will be sponsored by the General Manager Mr. Athula Eliyapura and staff members of Raja Jewellers, Colombo 03.
Security Force Headquarters (Wanni) will be provided the troops requirement for the constructions until it comes to the end.
The General Officer Commanding of 61 Division Brigadier K D C G J Thilakarathne RWP RSP attended as the chief guest of the ceremony of laying the foundation stone for the family of Mr Nagarasa Murthi while the Commander of 621 Brigade Colonel R D S S Ranaweera RWP RSP USP psc made his presence for the occasion of laying the foundation stone for the family of Mr Dhanushka Pradeep Kumara.
The Colonel General Staff of Security Force Headquarters (Wanni) Colonel Anil Pieris RSP USP psc along with many Senior Officers representing Headquarters Security Force (Wanni), Senior Officers, Officers of Headquarters 61 and 62 Divisions together with its under command formations, large number of villagers too were present at the occasion.