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Ministry staff receives mango plants from Daya

All staff of Primary Industries Ministry received mango plants today to coincide with the public sector employees day of the national food production battle. Minister Daya Gamage distributed the mango plants to ministry secretary Bandula Wickramarachchi and other ministry employees at the premises of Suhurupaya in Battaramulla.

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Daya helps oyster farmers

Minister Daya Gamage is taking steps to provide nets and other gear for 200 oyster farmers at Kudawa, Kandakkuliya. He toured the area yesterday and met with the farmers as part of the programmes to coincide with president Maithripala Sirisena’s national food production battle. The minister said each farmer would …

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Daya makes personal donation

Primary industries minister Daya Gamage made a personal donation to historic Mahiyangana Rajamaha Vihara at its annual Katina Pooja yesterday morning. The temple was given a 2.5 acre paddy-field worth Rs. 1.5 million and Rs. one million in cash.

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Daya’s contribution to nat’l food production battle

The primary industries ministry will hold a series of events tomorrow (09) as part of the national food production battle launched by president Maithripala Sirisena. Minister Daya Gamage will commence the proceedings at 7.00 am with an inspection tour of an oyster farm at Kandakkuliya and a meeting with oyster …

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4-day bee’s honey production promotion training 

The Ministry of Primary Industries is organizing a series of bee’s honey production promotion training in Ampara.The training will take place over four days   from 10th October with 16 trainees taking part each day.Prof. Wasantha Punchihewa will be responsible for the training

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The Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation has been unable to bring a live broadcast of the cricket match series against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi that began with the first Test yesterday. Lovers of the game have telephoned and inquired from the SLBC as to why no live broadcast is taking place …

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Export Agriculture Dept. distributes mango plants

The Export Agriculture Department plans to distribute 500,000 Tom EJC mango plants this year. Recipients will be selected through divisional secretariats in Ampara, Moneragala, Hambantota, Kurunegala, Polonnaruwa, Vavuniya, Puttalam and Anuradhapura districts. Meanwhile, a training of the trainers to provide advice on mango planting is taking place at the Ellawala …

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Death of Anoma’s mother

Anula Abeydeera Gunaratne, the mother of deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage, has passed away. She was 91. Mrs. Gunaratne at the Food Department, and retired as a school principal. The funeral took place at Borella Cemetery yesterday, There, president Maithripala Sirisena paid last respects to her remains.

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Daya studies Israel’s agri-technoloyg

A delegation led by primary industries minister Daya Gamage undertook a study of Israel’s use of modern technology in agriculture when they toured that country recently. They paid special attention to micro-irrigation as it makes considerable, productive and appropriate contributions to the development of agriculture. Israel is a country that …

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