SLIIT – News 1st Tech Bus SL prog host series of events


To educate the younger generation in rural areas on digital literacy and technologies of today, SLIIT and News 1st hosted a programme titled ‘Tech Bus SL’ with a series of informative events at ex-urban schools islandwide and also via online platforms.

The programme was conducted in collaboration with News 1st with the objective of disseminating the latest technological knowledge and trends to schoolchildren and teachers in rural areas, and to find solutions through technology to overcome their local problems.

This corporate social responsibility programme commenced from Puttalam and was extended across Welikanda, Vavuniya, Kantale, Moneragala and Bibila.

From January to March 2022, experienced faculty from SLIIT travelled across the country visiting rural schools to engage students in vibrant sessions and generate interest from the participants on wide ranging topics related to technology.