PPKS/ i-CATS holds events to share Ramadan joy with residents
MIRI: Sarawak Skills Development Centre ( PPKS) / International College of Advanced Technology (i- CATS) recently organised two community events as part of its social responsibility programmes with residents around Miri.
Its ‘ Majlis Pengagihan Bubur Kacang’ ( distribution of bean porridge) and ‘ Program Tautan Kasih Syawal’ were held on the occasion of Ramadan this year.
The programmes aimed to strengthen the relationship between PPKS / ICATS Miri staff and the surrounding communities as well as to serve them.
A total of 150 bean porridge packets were distributed around PPKS / ICATS campus and Lutong areas and this programme was made possible with the cooperation of PPKS / ICATS Miri staff.
Meanwhile, 13 ‘asnaf’ (recipients of Zakat) families around Tudan, Permyjaya and Lutong also received contribution to help ease their burden during the Ramadan month.
Various contributions from PPKS / ICATS Miri staff, individuals and private companies were distributed, led by PPKS / ICATS Miri campus acting director Syuhaira Mohd Zain.
According to Syuhaira, such programmes will continue to be held in the future and not just during Hari Raya but also other celebrations such as Gawai Dayak and Christmas.
Meanwhile, intake for July 2018 session is now open for Diploma in Business Administration, Diploma in Plantation Management and Diploma and Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
PPKS Miri also offers Malaysia Skills Certificate ( SKM) for Industrial Electronics, Mechatronics, Computer Systems and Office Management for October 2018 entry.
Sponsorship and education assistance from the Skills Education Fund Corporation ( PTPK) for eligible SKM students and the National Higher Education Fund ( PTPTN) loan for academic students are also available.
For more information, those interested can contact Derell Ladi at 012- 8992184 or Bibiana at 0146948560 or visit http://ppks.edu. my/miri/.
PPKS staff cooking ‘bubur kacang’ to be distributed and shared with residents.