India has donated digital equipment worth Rs 300 million to 200 schools in Sri Lanka's Southern Province. The donation, which includes 2,000 tablets and 200 smart classrooms, was celebrated at a ceremony in Galle attended by President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Indian High Commissioner Santosh Jha. The initiative aims to modernize education in the region, with 150 schools in Galle and 50 in Hambantota and Matara benefiting. Each school received 10 tablets. This donation follows a request by Dr. Ramesh Pathirana, Sri Lanka's Minister of Health and Industry. President Wickremesinghe expressed gratitude to India and highlighted potential future collaborations, including establishing an IIT campus in Sri Lanka and advancing cooperation in the energy sector. Indian High Commissioner Jha reiterated India's commitment to supporting Sri Lanka. The Indian High Commission described the initiative as "a project for posterity" and shared event photos.

Source- Daily Excelsior