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Launch of Divi Neguma programme has set an example

Apr 3, 2011 5:17:34 AM - itnnews.lk

Minister Basil Rajapaksa has said that the Divi Neguma National Project that aims economic progress has been launched, setting an example.

The Minister called upon the people to turn their home gardens into home economic units. He said that anyone can join the programme despite their vocation or the economic status. He said that one million home gardens is only a target and the expectation of the President is to transform 4.5 million households in the country to home economic units. The Minister expressed these views at a workshop held to raise awareness in the public servants and the voluntary organizations in the Kegalla District. Fifty seven thousand and three hundred  home economic units in the Kegalla District will be uplifted. Ministers and Parliamentarians also participated in the awareness programme.