Colossal spending on youth for free vocational training; Chandima Weerakkody

Colossal spending on youth for free vocational training; Chandima Weerakkody

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Minister Chandima Weerakkody has said that the Government was spending a large sum of money to impart free vocational training to young men and women. The Minister made this observation joining in a function held at the Maharagama Youth Centre.
Minister Chandima Weerakkody pointed out that the present Government was incurring a large expenditure on providing training to the youth to further strengthen them. The Government was spending 10 billion rupees annually in this respect. They are doing so considering the value of the youth rather than the 10 billion rupees that was being spent on them. It is planned to provide free of charge the NVQ certificates on beauty culture under the Sri Lanka Skills Ten Plus One National Programme. The ceremony for registration and examination of qualifications in this respect was held under the patronage of Minister Chandima Weerakkody.