A special programme has been launched to grant 100 thousand land deeds to Mahaweli farmers.
In parallel to this progamme, the distribution of 1000 deeds among peasants in the Mahaweli H Zone took place under the patronage of Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva. The deeds were dished out to the farmers at a Mobile Service organized to sort out problems of Mahaweli farmers. Services related to lands, administration, other public services, agriculture and education were available at the mobile service. Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said that the Government’s intention was to bring about a broad social development.