Mrs. S Basnayake takes over MoD Seva Vanitha Unit
S Basnayake assumed duties as the new Chairperson of the Seva
Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) on 23rd March 2015
in a brief function held at the Ministry premises.
Deputy Chairperson Mrs. Indu Rathnayake was also
present at the occasion.
The MoD SVU is designed to look into the welfare
of the valiant war heroes and their families. Primarily this setup
aimed at providing financial assistances to construct houses for the
'Ranaviru' families, to provide such families with housing loans, to
offer educational scholarships for 'Ranaviru' children, to provide
adequate welfare and financial assistances to 'Ranaviru' families in
an emergency and to carry out what ever possible for their
betterment. It also keeps a close combination with the SVU's of the
tri-forces and the Civil Security Department.
Thus far, SVU has extended their noble services in
various means and volumes with a view to uplift the living standards
of the War Heroes and their beloved families.
Moreover, it has initiated a number of projects to
elevate the education of the War Hero Children and a large number of
such children have been assisted through various education
strengthening schemes countrywide. Meanwhile, many disable soldiers
have been assisted while donating artificial limbs and many other