Eleven new Nenasalas for N-W Province

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Eleven new Nenasalas will be set up in the Kurunegala and Puttalam districts on 14th instant (June) says the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA). According to ICTA these Nenasalas (wisdom outlets) are set up under the ‘1000 Nenasala’ program implemented based on a concept of President Mahinda Rajapaksa for empowering the rural community via information and communication technology. These Nenasalas are equipped with modern ICT facilities including internet. ICTA sources point out that it is significant that 11 Nenasalas are inaugurated in one day and that it is hoped that by the end of the year the target of 1000 Nenasalas is reached. Telecommunication and Information Technology Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya will be the chief guest at the inauguration of these 11 Nenasalas. While currently there are 82 Nenasalas in the North Western Province the total number of Nenasalas island-wide will be increased to 790 with the upcoming launch of the 11 Nenasalas. .