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Last modified on: 1/11/2017 3:55:56 PM More community projects by the Army

More community projects by the Army

[Jan 11 2017]

Under its community welfare project, Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock of the Army launched a training programme to enhance knowledge of farmers on agriculture and farming recently (8th Sunday, January 2017).

14 agrarian instructors and agriculture degree-holding officers of the Army are to conduct 60 days long programme to enhance knowledge of farmers on proper planting, caring, productivity, cost reduction, harvesting, storing, climatic changes, use of carbonic manure and many other related areas with practical sessions and field visits.

The training programme is to conduct in Army managed farms in Kandakadu, Nachchikuda, Vellankulam, Manik and Udayarkattu. 223 selected agrarian workers and potential farmers across the country are to undergo the training.

26 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment troops of the army also built three new wells and handed over them for public use at Veheratenna in Vavuniya. Sponsorship for three wells was extended by the Chief Incumbent at Sri Vajiraramaya temple, Bambalapitiya Ven Trikunamalaye Ananda Anunayaka Thero.

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