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Minister of Plantation Industries and Special Envoy of H.E. the President on Human Rights-

Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe

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Hon. Earl Gunasekara

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94 - 011 - 2302628

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Dr. (Mrs). Damitha de Zoysa

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Applications are called for National Plantation Awards - 2014



Applications are called for the following categories of award from the interested plantation sector stake holders commencing from 02nd May 2014.

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Better Green Leaf Harvest Through Soil and Water Conservation in ine with a New Budget Proposal 2014 made by H.E. the President

The inaugural ceremonies to implement the programme for granting the subsidy of Rs.5000/- per acre annually to the tea smallholders for water and soil conservation in tea lands, as proposed by H.E. the President under the Budget Speech 2014 in order to develop the plantation economy while strengthening the tea smallholders were held on 11th January 2014 in Galle, Matara and Kalutara Districts on the invitation of Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe, Minister of Plantation Industries, under the patronage of Hon. Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development, with the participation of Hon. Earl Gunasekara, Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Hon. Ministers and Members of Parliment. In parallel, this programme is scheduled to be launched in other Districts as well. Accordingly, its inaugural ceremony was held on 17.01.2014 in Kandy District.

In addition to the Government subsidy granted to the tea small holders for new planting, replanting, infilling and fertilizer, a subsidy of Rs.5000/- per acre is granted annually for water and soil conservation. Through this programme, it is primarily envisaged to improve soil condition of the lands of tea small holders who make a significant contribution to the economy of the country, regularize the application of fertilizer and optimize the water conservation. The final result is to enhance the productivity and uplift living standard of the tea small holders thereby.

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