International Students' Day, ITEC Day on Friday
All Sri Lankan alumni of Indian universities and Indian Technical and
Economic Cooperation (ITEC) program will attend 'International Students'
Day and ITEC Day being organised by the High Commission of India at 4.00
p.m. on Friday, at Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo.
International Students Day is organised every year to commemorate the
birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first Education
Minister of independent India.
This event aims at bringing together all Sri Lankan students who have
studied in India.
Sri Lanka is one of the most important partners in the ITEC program,
launched nearly 50 years ago, as India's bilateral program of
assistance. Over 200 training slots are allocated annually for
capacity-building and training in diverse areas such as IT, English
language, management, rural development, finance, mass communication and
Alumni members who wish to participate in the celebrations should
e-mail their confirmation along with their particulars to