Army Troops Take up the Challenge of School Roof Removal
Infantry Regiment (VIR) troops
of the 642 Brigade under the 64
Division of the Security Force
Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT)
took the challenge of removing
the entire roof layer of the
Kathaliyar Sammanamkulam G.T.M
school, Oddusudan, Mullaittivu
on Thursday (3) for renovation
and repairs after the school
approached the General Officer
Commanding, 64 Division for
assistance in that direction.
At the request of the Principal, troops at first
visited the school premises and took stock of prevailing condition of
the roof with leakages and holes after the troops were informed of the
miserable condition during rainy season.
The principal has informed the GOC, 64 Division that
no carpenters or any other technicians were prepared to take up the
responsibility of repairing the roof due to its dilapidated nature.
However, 642 Brigade troops showing their technical
expertise removed the entire damaged roof along with its broken tiles
Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera, GOC, 64 Division
supervised the entire project which was challenging.
The principal and tutorial staff thanked the Army for
their expertise and generosity and the timely assistance given to them
before monsoon rains set in.
Courtesy: Army Media Unit