“Northern province has seen a rapid development and prosperity in education sector in the recent past. The recent results of public examination have justified these facts.Tamils have a tradition of giving more importance to education since their childhood.There is no doubt, these new buildings and infrastructures will help to improve the education standards of the province further.”
Opening ceremony of the new buildings of Puttur Somaskanda College was held on 24th April 2014. Minister of Education Bandula Gunawardena participated as the Chief Guest and declared open the buildings.
Parliamentarian M.Chandrakumar, Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council C V Wigneswaran, Provincial Minister of Education T.Kurukularajah, Secretary of Education Ministry AnuraTissanayake participated as special guests.
A three-storey building and a two-storey building which were constructed at 35 million rupees comprises an aesthetic room, library, admin branch, laboratory and classrooms.
Secretary to the Governor L.Ilaangovan, Provincial Secretary of Education Ministry S.Sathiyaseelan and several officials took part in this event.