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Kithul product Exhibition on Friday.

Mar 29, 2011 3:44:26 AM - news.lk
douglas_devanandaMinister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development Mr. Doughlas Devananda said that there are 3 Million Kithul trees in Sri Lanka but only 90,000 of them are being tapped for the production of jaggery and treacle, and steps have been taken to introduce new machinery with the assistance of the Industrial Development Board to encourage the unemployed to enter this profitable field.  He said that Kithul Industry will be a major component of the Divi Neguma Programme.