Mobile trucks worth 500 million rupees are being provided to those engaged in self employment. The programme of grating these mobile vehicles to 500 persons engaged in self employment has been jointly launched by the Ministries of Finance and Economic Development. The programme is in place with credit given by the Bank of Ceylon and the People’s Bank. 250 such vehicles have already been given to the self employers. A highlight is the provision of these vehicles sans any deposit. About 2500 applications have already been received and according to the Information Department, the Government is mulling over the granting of these mobile vehicles to all applicants.