Press Release

April 12, 2010

Virtusa Sponsors a state of the art Digital Learning Centre in Vavuniya for Ex-combatants

Vavuniya, Sri Lanka (April, 9, 2010): Virtusa Corporation announced that the company sponsored a state of the art Digital Learning Centre in Pompamadu, Vavuniya, in order to assist the task of rehabilitating and reintegrating ex-combatants in to civil society.

The fully fledged training centre was officially declared open by His Excellency, President Mahinda Rajapaksa at an inaugural ceremony in the presence of several Ministers, as well as the Secretary to the President, Mr. Lalith Weeratunga, Army Chief of Staff, Major General Daya Ratnayake, Inspector General of Police, Mahinda Balasuriya and Northern Province Governor, Major General G. A. Chandrasiri, along with all Divisional Heads of the Army.

Brigadier Sudantha Ranasinghe RWP RSP psc MSc- Commissioner General Rehabilitation, acknowledged, “The commitment displayed by the Virtusa team towards the national venture to expedite the rehabilitation process for the youth is greatly appreciated. This helps enhance the reintegration of the ex-combatants assisting in releasing them as civilians back to society. We are very thankful for the unstinted support extended towards this rich initiative”.

The Digital Learning Centre is intended to provide education and training for ex-combatants. In addition, a curriculum is being designed to carry out IT education programmes for different levels of IT experience. The learning centre includes state of the art equipment and the network infrastructure to provide the rehabilitees every opportunity to utilise IT to better their vocational skills.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Madu Ratnayake, the General Manager of Virtusa Corporation, stated that, “Creating an integrated society is key for lasting peace and economic prosperity in our country. We believe that each one of us has a responsibility to make the process of integration a success. We are glad to be able to make a contribution toward this end. We will continue our efforts to support the mission of Commissioner General of Rehabilitation”.

Virtusa Sponsors a state of the art Digital Learning Centre in Vavuniya for Ex-combatants


About Virtusa

Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of digital engineering and technology services and solutions for 2000 companies in the financial services, healthcare, communications, media, entertainment, travel, manufacturing, and technology industries worldwide. At Virtusa, digital engineering is at the heart of everything we do. We are 35,000 builders, makers, and doers that partner with customers to reimagine enterprises and creatively build solutions to the most pressing business challenges that move them to the forefront of their industries.

Virtusa’s unique “Engineering First” approach means never presenting an idea we can’t execute. With deep industry expertise and empowered agile teams made up of world-class talent, we think about execution early in the process, because the earlier you think about execution the earlier an idea can have an impact. Solving from the inside out enables businesses to respond swiftly to changing needs with improved quality, lower costs, and lasting results.

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