The 601st Nenasala under the programme of setting up 1000 Nenasala telecentres or ‘wisdom outlets’ island-wide will be declared open at the Badulla Senarat Paranavitana Library on Thursday 24th instant at 9.00 a.m.
The Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) says that the setting of this Nenasala is a further step in implementing President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s concept of making the benefits of ICT reach the rural society.
ICTA COO Reshan Dewapura says that the Nenasala set up at the Badulla Senarat Paranavitana Library, the only grade library in the Uva Province, will provide a valuable service to the people of the Uva Province.
Several ICT facilities including Internet and e-mail facilities, photocopying services, access to agricultural information will be available to the people through this Nenasala.
The Nenasala will be declared open by Uva Province Chief Minister Shasheendra Rajapaksa at the auspicious moment of 9.00 a.m. A large number of distinguished guests including Badulla Mayor Attorney-at-law Upali Nissanka will participate in the event.
Implemented under the e-Sri Lanka initiative the Nenasala project has won awards as the best model of people-centred ICT centres in the world.