The MoU was signed at the High Commission of India by the High Commissioner of India, Y.K. Sinha and Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Affairs Ms. Chandrani Senaratne. The ceremony was presided over by Minister of Women and Child Affairs, Ms. K.D.M. Chandrani Bandara

India and Sri Lanka last week signed a MoU to set up a Women’s Community Learning Centre in Ampara in an effort to impart vocational training to war affected/destitute women from Ampara district in the areas of garment making and agro-food processing.
The two-year project is expected to impart livelihood skills as well as capacity building which will lead to the socio-economic empowerment of women in the target areas. Accordingly, 20 Master trainees and 100 grassroot trainees will be trained under the project.