More than 25 billion rupees will be allocated for electricity projects this year.
Priority is being given for the launching of electricity projects in remote villages. Minister Patalie Champika Ranawaka said 25.64 billion rupees has been allocated under the projects. 2.14 billion rupees has been allocated for projects in Southern Province while 3.16 billion rupees is for the North Central Province and 6.32 billion rupees for Eastern Province. The projects will be launched with the support of the Government and foreign aid.