Accelerated Irrigation Infrastructure Programme for Monergala
The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources
Management has taken steps to implement the "Wellassa Navodaya"
accelerated irrigation project which has been planned with the view of
uplifting the living status of the residents in Monaragala District,
within four years from 2016-2019.
Monaragala is the second largest district in Sri Lanka
with a population that largely depends on agriculture. Accordingly, it
has been planned to implement an accelerated programme to rehabilitate
irrigation infrastructure in the area.
The proposal made by Minister of Irrigation and Water
Resources Management Wijith Wijayamuni Zoysa, was approved by the
Cabinet of Ministers.
Courtesy: Department of Government Information
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