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Tuesday, 25 December 2012 - 13:02
180 thousand acres of paddy land and 100 tanks destroyed by floods
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Deputy Minister of Agrarian Services and Wildlife S. M. Chandrasena says that due to floods, more that one hundred and 80,000 acres of paddy fields have been destroyed.

The floods have damaged about 100 small and medium tanks as well.

The deputy minister further stated that if the fertilizer subsidies have been wasted, free fertilizer will be provided and seed paddy will be distributed free of charge to re-cultivate the paddy fields.

 

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