"Gramashakthi" People's Movement - Provincial Awareness Programme Conducted

With the direction of the Presidential Secretariat, the provincial awareness programme on "Gramashakthi" People's Movement (National Poverty Alleviation Programme) for the Eastern Province was held on 28.11.2017 at District Secretariat, Trincomalee under chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Eastern Provincial Council.

The main objective of this programe is to make understanding of the real concept of the programme and way forwards in align with national poverty alleviation processes and to discuss on various issues on successful implementation of the programme at divisional, district and provincial level.

The higher officials from Presidential Secretariat including Additional Secretary to the President (Sustainable Development Division) and the national level Advisors on Gramashakthi Programme facilitated the overall sessions of the programme. This programme was arranged by the Eastern Provincial Council with the support of District Secretariat,Trincomalee.

Additional District Secretaries & all Divisional Secretaries of Trincomalee, Batticaloa & Ampara Districts, Ministry Secretaries and Heads of Departments of EPC, other relevant senior officials from Provincial and District Administration of the Eastern Province and representatives from District Chamber of Commerce, Central Bank & Rural Development Banks participated in the programme.