Rs. 5,000 ‘Avurudu’ bonus for low-income families

Date:

The Cabinet has decided to grant low-income earners a special allowance of Rs 5,000 during the months of April and May, in view of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year.

Speaking to the media last evening (28), Minister of Power Gamini Lokuge said 3.1 million families will be eligible for the said allowance.

The Minister noted that the government will allocate funds to provide the amount as an ‘Avurudu’ bonus.

Popular

More like this
Related

Expected fuel shipment schedule released

Minister of Energy Kanchana Wijesekara says a consignment of...

Indian businessmen in Sri Lanka granted 5-year visa

The government has taken steps to offer 5 year...

Rains across island

The prevailing windy condition is expected to enhance further...

Breakdown at Kolonnawa Pump House, water supply interrupted

The water supply for several suburban areas of Colombo...