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Name: Pulathisi Daruwo Foundation Trust (Incorporation) Act, No. 6 of 2010.
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2010-02-09
Entry into force:
ISN: LKA-2010-L-92337
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Government Printer,, Sri Lanka PDF PDF (consulted on 2013-02-14)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes the Pulathisi Daruwo Foundation Trust. The objectives of the Foundation are:
(a) to organize, conduct and develop the educational activities and pre-training activities for the poor children and youth;
(b) to promote skills of youths;
(c) to encourage the farmers and to establish young Farmers Organizations;
(d) to grant opportunities for training for youth in prevocational education, sports activities, leadership, computer, media and Tamil, English and other languages;
(e) to train persons engaged in activities in furtherance of national unity by conducting seminars, discussions and workshops;
(f) to commemorate and honour outstanding persons who have contributed towards national unity, by grant of awards, prizes, scholarships and fellowships;
(g) to establish libraries, archives and centres to preserve and to protect the cultural heritage of all communities in Sri Lanka;
(h) to promote welfare activities for the benefit of children, women and orphans;
(i) to provide assistance by way of scholarships, loans advances and grants to deserving students to pursue studies and research in Sri Lanka and abroad;
(j) to establish and maintain Institutions for the welfare and rehabilitation of the destitute, the disable, the aged, the sick and displaced Persons;
(k) to promote mutual understanding and co-operation among people irrespective of race and religion; and
(l) to establish and maintain projects for the protection, management and conservation of the environment.

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