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1.2 Billion Rupees spent on road development

Dec 19, 2010 4:27:48 AM - itnnews.lk

Over 1.2 Billion Rupees had been spent to effect improvements to roads this year.

As mentioned in Finance Ministry reports, the expenditure incurred on road development from January to May this year exceeds 1214 million rupees.  534  kilometres of rural roads had been developed.  The number of families which benefited through the Maga Neguma programme was more than 38,000. Finance Ministry reports said the “Maga Neguma”  programme had made a satisfactory contribution to the rural economy through the road development network.