(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The government has taken steps for the Agrarian Development Centers to purchase the excess fertilizer imported by the state owned companies under the fertilizer subsidy program for paddy cultivation and sell it to the farmers at a concessionary price of Rs, 1000 for a 50 Kg bag."Excess fertilizer bought under subsidies to farmers at concessionary prices"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have formally signed a grant agreement that will see KOICA provide a USD $600,000 (LKR 111.4 million) grant, funding and supporting the Ministry of Education’s (MoE) critical response to COVID-19 in the education sector."KOICA provides $600,000 to UNICEF, supporting SL’s education sector"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Grade 1 and 2 classes and all pre-schools in the country that were closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic will re-open on August 10th, the Education Ministry announced."Preschools, Grade 1 and 2 to re-open on August 10"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Ministry of Power and Energy has appointed a 04- member committee to make recommendations on providing relief to consumers who faced irregularities in their electricity bills during the coronavirus pandemic."Committee appointed to recommend relief to electricity consumers"