Project to produce hybrid chilli seeds

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The Mahaweli Authority has assisted to implement a project to produce hybrid chilli seeds.

Hemantha Jayasinghe, Business Manager of the Mahaweli Authority’s Moragahakanda Irrigation Project and farmers from the Kumara Ella area of the Bakamuna Division are involved in the project.

Farmers in the area have received Rs 450, 000 worth of chilli seed and the Mahailluppallama Research Institute of the Department of Agriculture has provided them with the necessary training.

BY I. Kumara – Naulla