Minister S B's Special attention with regard to University student who met with an accident during leadership training -Video
Following the revelation made by our news team regarding a university student who faced an accident during the leadership training programme, Higher Education Minister S B Dissanayaka has focused his attention on the incident.
Inter University Students Federation disclosed yesterday that a student who was following the University leadership training received injuries to her spinal cord after falling from a 7 foot high parapet wall.
Kaushalya Vijithalal of Lenadora in Dambulla was injured in this accident on the 8th of this month while undertaking the leadership training in Kalaththewa army camp in Anuradhapura.
The third phase of the leadership training for university entrants started on the 30th of last month at 20 camps throughout the island.
The Higher Education Ministry stated that 6,648 students are participating in this training on leadership skills and attitude development.
However, Colonel Anil Peris who is in charge of the training camp stated that the injured student had returned to the camp yesterday after receiving treatment.
The news was aired in our 6.30 news bulletin last evening and Minister S B Dissanayaka focused his immediate attention.