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SRI LANKA-Dharmishta Society

 should announce that they will accept work offers from leaders of 'work teams' of ten members each. Thus the supply of labour can be broad-based and the margin of the contractor will be eliminated. The government should make arrangements for supply of good food and decent accommodation, as was done at Kallada. Such measures will definitely raise labour productivity. In fact, advantage should be taken of the fact that construction workers spend many years in the same site to impart to them non-formal education. This should not merely mean teaching them the alphabet, but should also include training in agricultural and other occupations so that the workers' skill level goes up by the time the project is complete. The help of voluntary agencies should be taken in this task; SRI LANKA Dharmishta Society ON February 4, 1978, independence day, Prime Minister Junius Richard Jayawardane was declared the first President of Sri Lanka by an amend- but of the Constitution. As he assumed office, the President announced that he was dedicating himself to building a 'Dharmishta' (righteous) society based on an expanding economy, and the rule of law and morality.

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