Development News from Sri Lanka: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today inaugurated Sri Lanka’s newest vocational training institute to match the new high-tech world with the intention of producing young men and women as entrepreneurs and technical professionals.
The Korean Tech, Sri Lanka-Korea National Vocational Training Institute in Orugodawatta, constructed at a price of $12 million with South Korea’s economic help, is the biggest vocational training institution in Sri Lanka.
The institute’s goal is to help youth who do not enter universities to contribute to the country’s development after the GCE O / L and A / L exams. The new institute has therefore been set up with the aim of generating young individuals as entrepreneurs and engineers.
The institute provides diploma courses in a variety of fields including Automotive Technology, Pneumatic & Hydraulic Technology, Robotic Technology, CNC Technology, Welding Technology, Refrigeration & A / C Technology, Electrical Technology, and Mechatronic Technology.
The new facility was also inspected by the Premier after opening the new Vocational Training Institute. The event was also attended by Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of State Buddhika Pathirana, Deputy Minister Karunaratne Paranavithana, Korean Ambassador Lee Heon and Chairman of the Vocational Training Authority Ravi Jayawardana.