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Mrs. S Basnayake takes over MoD Seva Vanitha Unit

Mrs. S Basnayake takes over MoD Seva Vanitha Unit

Mrs. 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 necessary gears.

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