Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has instructed the officials
to take steps to issue examination certificates that had been destroyed due to the disaster. The Examination Department has launched a one day service to issue examination certificates. It has taken steps to prepare a methodology to handover certificates to the applicants by coordinating with the Grama Niladhari and Zonal Education Directors in the disaster stricken areas. The applicants who cannot prove their identity, can get the certificates by filling a special search form. Steps have been taken to provide those from to the Grama Niladharis. Meanwhile the Education Ministry and the Colombo University have come together to provide Advanced Level students with photocopies of the note books that have been destroyed due to the disaster. The Education Ministry is taking measures to provide school equipment to the displaced students.