Electricity fare concession for Agriculture motors

Saturday, 17 September 2016 - 19:16

Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says that the government has decided to charge a concessionary electricity fare for motors used for drawing water in agricultural activities.

The minister stated this while addressing a ceremony held in Badulla today.

Two houses at Nelligahamaditta in Badulla district received power supply to mark the launch of the program which intends to supply electricity to all houses in Badulla district.

The minister further noted that the concessionary electricity fare for the agriculture motor will be available from 10PM to 5AM.