Kids of Kattudai Vinayagar Preschool of Manipay were blessed with opportunity to start learning their letters in a beautiful and spacious building newly constructed by the Army in place of old building.
New building came up as the result of a request made to the 513 Brigade by parents of this area. Troops of the 11 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (11 SLSR) contributed to total construction of the building with their labour and building materials worth of Rs. 400000/= were provided by Munchee Biscuits Company, on request of the Civil Affairs Office of the 513 Brigade.
During the ceremony held recently to hand over the new building to students and teachers, a stock of furniture and a few other requirements were also donated.
Kattudai village is inhabited nearly with 175 low income families.
Rev. Premasri Soma Sivakumara Kurukkal of Anaicottai Kanapathi Vinayagar Temple, Rev. Fr. Vasanth Ananth of Navaly, General Officer Commanding 51 Division Brigadier D.W.D.P. Abeynayake, the Chief Guest, Divisional Secretary Sandilipay Mr. S. Muralidaran, Munchee Senior Marketing Executive Mr. Vijith Perera, Area Sales Supervisor Mr. S. Dayalan and Miss. Sasikala and all other teachers, parents and kids of Kobalan Preschool were present.