A meeting was held this evening (06-03-2021) in Jaffna on the Development of Scouting in the district. District Commissioner Mr. Thavagopal assured the Deputy Chief Commissioner Janaprith Fernando and Special Commissioner for Northern and Eastern Provinces M F S Muheed that steps are being taken to increase the number of Community Based Scout Troops by end of 2021. Number of matters were discussed on membership growth of scouts and other problems faced by the district. It was announced that Land for the District Headquarters which has been allocated by he District Secretary will be handed over to the District in the next few days as the survey plan is completed. and plans are ahead to commence construction. Key officials of the District Branch Association, Asst. district Commissioners and Scout leaders attended the meeting.