Laying of foundation    

The Foundation Stone for constructing a new building complex for the Faculty of Health Care Sciences, Eastern university of Sri Lanka, which is currently being functioned having renovated the grinding mill and the paddy stores complex of Paddy Marketing Board, was laid by Mr. D.M.P.K. Mayadunne, Secretary, Ministry of City Planning, Water Supply & Higher Education today (06/06/2016) at a land with an extent of 50 Acres in Pillayaradi, Batticaloa. The total amount of funds expected to be incurred for this project including foreign grants and also government funds is Rs. 7978 million. Accordingly, it is expected to incur Rs. 2880 million for construction works, Rs. 1740 million for furniture, vehicles, and medical equipment, and Rs. 380 million for engineering and consultancy services. Accordingly, it is expected to construct an administrative building, a building complex containing academic departments, lecture halls, laboratories, student centre and a canteen, auditorium, a library and a self-studying centre, lecture halls, hostels, academic and non-academic quarters, guest houses, playground and pavilion, primary health care centre, internal roads, landscaping, water tanks, and access roads, under this project. Similarly medical equipment amounting to Rs. 480 million have been already received under Austrian grants, and hostel facilities required for 600 students have also been received by now. It is scheduled to complete these constructions within two years and to be vested with students.

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