Indian fertiliser being given to farmers


Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said the Department of Agrarian Development assured him that the stock of Urea fertiliser, that was handed over to Sri Lanka by India, as part of its credit line, is continuing to be successfully distributed among farmers.

He stated that as the Subject Minister he inquired into the distribution network from the relevant units and noted that they had informed him that the distribution process is continuing smoothly.

Currently the stocks of fertiliser are being distributed in the Polonnaruwa, Hambantota, Moneragala and Matale Districts.

By Vineetha M. Gamage