The Ministry of Education says that 84 percent of the text books of 2019 have already been distributed. The text book requirement 2019 is 39 million. Commissioner General of the Education Publications Padmini Nalika Weliwatta says
that technology text books required for the next year will be newly printed. New text books will be introduced for the grade 4 students. Distributing of text books for the grade 01 students will be completed before the 15th of January next year.