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Rs.105 bn to ensure safety at schools: Ministry

Rs.105 billion have been allocated to implement additional health and safety measures at schools to prevent spread of COVID-19, the Education Ministry said.

Ministry Secretary Prof. Kapila Perera said funds have already been made to the Pirivens, Colleges of Education and other educational institutions.

He said arrangements have been made to reopen around 5,100 schools tomorrow for the students of grades 6-13.