improve the health and nutrition of children form low income families
in Mirusuvil area, troops of 522 Brigade distributed 12193 packs
of milk powder among children from 431 families. Each child between
the age of 1 and 3 years was given 3 powdered milk packets. The
donation to the value of Rs. 646500/= was sponsored by Nestle
Lanka Company Ltd. at Army’s request. Mr. Sajeewa Wickramasinghe
of Nestle Lanka Company Ltd. coordinated the donation.
A function to distribute milk powder had been organized on 11th
of April at J / Varani Maha Vidyalaya with attendance of Brigadier
Athula Silva, Commander 522 Brigade as Chief Guest. The principal
of Varani Maha Vidyalaya Mr. N. Mangeshvaran, Technical Officer
of Jaffna University Mr. A.N. Vishvalingam, Justice of Peace Mr.
S.N. Navarathnam and senior officers of the 522 Brigade also attended