100 million rupees will be allocated for the development of the Irrigation Network in the Ampara District.
Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva revealed that many programmes are afoot under the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Management. The Minister visited Ampara to inquire into the shortcoming in the Irrigation Projects in the District. A special meeting with representatives of Farmer Organisations was held at the Ampara District Secretariat. Special attention was focused on finding addressing problems of the peasants in the District.