Re-construction project at Vidyaloka College, Galle
VIDYALOKA College, Galle was one of the many schools, which was badly
affected by the tsunami. This is a national school, which has more than
2,200 students having classes from Year One to Advanced Level.
Hirdaramani Group of Companies has signed an MoU with the Ministry of
Education to reconstruct, repair and rehabilitate Vidyaloka College.
UK's Harrow School has come forward to financially support this project
in a big way. They will also have a 'long-term partnership' with
According to the above MoU, a new three storey class room block,
canteen, gymnasium, pavilion and toilet blocks will be constructed in
addition to the repairs in all other buildings.
This school will be provided with new computers and furniture,
science laboratory equipment, assembly hall furniture, western and
eastern band equipment etc. The total project cost will be approximately
Rupees 47 million.
The Head Master of Harrow School, UK, B. J. Lenon will visit the
Vidyaloka College in Galle. He will be laying the foundation stone for
the gymnasium. He is also scheduled to meet Dr. Tara de Mel, Secretary,
Ministry of Education in connection with the above project.