Five hundred tea nurseries set up in Galle | Daily News

Five hundred tea nurseries set up in Galle

A planter receiving a water pump from Minister Dr. Ramesh Pathirana. Picture by Mahinda P. Liyanage, Galle Central Special Corr.
A planter receiving a water pump from Minister Dr. Ramesh Pathirana. Picture by Mahinda P. Liyanage, Galle Central Special Corr.

Five hundred tea nurseries were set up by the Tea Small Holdings Development Authority (TSHDA) in Galle recently under the patronage of Plantation Minister Dr. Ramesh Pathirana in the Akmeemana Divisional Secretariat Division.

Technical knowledge, guidance, financial assistance and equipment will be provided to planters, TSHDA sources said.