Rs. 300 million to develop irrigation system in Kandy | Daily News

Rs. 300 million to develop irrigation system in Kandy

The Government has allocated Rs. 300 million to renovate the irrigation system in the Kandy District under the Vari Saubhagya National Irrigation Development Drive, Irrigation State Minister Anuradha Jayaratne said.

He was participating in a ceremony to mark the beginning of the irrigation development in Wewegama, Nawalapitiya on Saturday.

After completing the project, nearly 150 acres could be cultivated with paddy and water will be supplied to abondoned paddi fields.

“We continue these projects with the support of public servants, Engineers, political authorities and Farmers' Associations, the State Minister said.

He said that unlike the previous government, the Government of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is listening to the public grievances and providing solutions.