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103 millions to purchase plastic containers

Mar 4, 2011 5:07:17 AM - itnnews.lk

The Treasury is allocating 103 million rupees to purchase plastic containers to transport vegetables.


Much wastage takes place due to the transportation of vegetables in sacks and bags without conforming to proper standards. The Government has taken measures to introduce plastic containers to minimize this situation. The Treasury has granted more than 103 million rupees for this purpose. The Agriculture Ministry has so far issued more than 150 thousand plastic containers. More containers will be issued in the future.