Several new Seva Vanitha projects inaugurated in Eastern Naval Command
Going by the initiatives of the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU), a number of welfare initiatives have been set in motion to expand welfare facilities of naval personnel. Extending these initiatives further, the President NSVU, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne declared open 02 buildings dedicated for yoghurt projects at Sri Lanka Naval Ship (SLNS) Walagamba and Vidura on 24th January 2021. In the same vein, she laid a foundation stone for a new Seva Vanitha Welfare Outlet at SLNS Walagamba as well.
The new yoghurt projects declared open under the auspices of NSVU President are expected to increase the production capacity of dairy products while improving on its popularity within the Navy. The foundation stone laying ceremony for the Welfare Outlet got underway giving pride and place to religious observance and Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne also planted a mango sapling at the premises to mark the occasion.
The events were held in compliance with health and safety guidelines declared with the onset of COVID-19 pandemic. Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Ruwan Perera, Executive Committee Member of NSVU, Mrs. Dilini Perera, Naval Officers in Charge Trincomalee North and South, Training Commandant SLNS Vidura, Commanding Officers SLNS Walagamba and Vidura, members of NSVU, officers and a limited number of naval personnel were present on this occasion.