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Numerous programmes to develop rural economy

developmentFunds have been allocated to implement numerous projects in 2016 for development of rural economy in Galle District.

Funds of Rs. 2.44 million for 04 Jaggery palm development projects, Rs. 0.434 million for development of traditional handicrafts, and Rs. 0.531 million for improvement of handicraft villages have been allocated in this regard. Moreover, Rs. 0.618 million has been allocated for fisheries and aquatic resources development for Galle District and these projects have already been commenced.

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