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Saturday, 14 May 2016 - 14:33
Sri Lanka to Establish 150 Mini Garment Factories to Empower Rural Women
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The Sri Lankan government has received the cabinet nod to establish mini garment factories in under-developed provinces, as a measure to empower the women in rural areas.

The government will implement a program to establish 150 mini garment factories in selected districts including the Eastern and Uva Provinces.

The selected women will be given training in tailoring by the Sri Lanka Institute of Textile and Apparel, while National Entrepreneurship Development Authority and the Industrial Development Board will train them in entrepreneurship development.

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