Distribution of seeds kits to 1.2 million families during Saubhagya Home Gardening week

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –The Ministry of Agriculture has taken steps to declare an island wide home gardening week with the aim of producing food free of toxins.

The national ceremony to distribute seed kits of seven varieties of home garden vegetables to 1.2 million selected families will be held on November 01 at the Plant Genetic Resource Center, Gannoruwa, Peradeniya with the participation of Minister of Agriculture Mahindananda Aluthgamage and State Minister Shasheendra Rajapaksa.

Simultaneously, home gardening seed distribution programs have been organized at 562 Agrarian Development Centers island wide under the patronage of the Divisional Coordinating Committee Chairmen.

This program which is being implemented from 1st to 7th of November has been named as Saubhagya Home Gardening Program.


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