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A minister’s vehicle costs Rs. 7.5 m only – Daya

Primary industries minister Daya Gamage says a sum of only Rs. 7.5 million has to be spent per vehicle when importing official vehicles for government ministers. Society has been given a wrong perception that Rs. 45 m has to be spent per vehicle, but taxes amounting to Rs. 37.5 m …

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DVD players for Ampara schools

The first stage of a programme to develop communication units in schools in Ampara district began today under the chairmanship of deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage. On the occasion, 10 schools from Padiyatalawa, Mahaoya, Dehiattakandiya, Samanthurai and Ampara were given DVD players by Dayasarana Development Foundation. IT teachers and students …

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Land ownership deeds for 10,000 Mahaweli families

Yet another step of the national programme to grant land ownership deeds for 100,000 Mahaweli families took place with the participation of president Maithripala Sirisena at Vilayaya Maha Vidyalaya at Aralaganwila in Polonnaruwa on May 15. On the occasion, 10,000 families of Mahaweli systems B and C received deeds for …

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Daya Group Vesak pandal opens

The Vesak pandal being organized by Daya Group of companies was opened by prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in front of the Group’s head office at Pepiliyana in Nugegoda yesterday evening. A large gathering including Buddhist clergy, ministers Daya Gamage and Wijedasa Rajapakshe, and deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage participated. The …

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Steps to rectify 40 pc post-harvest waste – Daya

“The Ministry of Primary Industries together with Agriculture Ministry, Ministry of Rural and Fisheries Ministry will set up 21 export oriented agriculture zones to rectify that,” Minister Gamage said at the inauguration of a workshop at Water’s Edge, Battaramulla (08) today. The theme of the event was ‘Emerging Food Safety …

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