Artificial limbs worth of Rs. 10 million will be provided to 167 war heroes

January 25, 2022

The Rana Viru Seva Authority (RVSA) has taken the initiative to provide artificial limbs worth of Rs. 10 million to 167 differently-able war veterans.

After handing over 152 artificial limbs to the RVSA based on the needs of war heroes all over the island, Chairman, Director and Officers of the Rehabilitation and Post-treatment Division monitored the quality of those artificial limbs and further discussed the distribution plan.

Chairman also commended the staff of the Rehabilitation and Post-treatment Division for their efforts in directing the disability assistance equipment to the districts within a short period of time.

Commencing the inaugural phase of the artificial limbs distribution, 118 differently-able war veterans around the island will be given artificial limbs with the involvement of tri-forces personnel working in RVSA. Accordingly, those artificial limbs will be dispatched to Ratnapura, Kegalle, Kandy, Matale, Nuwara Eliya, Kurunegala, Puttalam, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa on 20 January 2022.