Samurdhi beneficiaries deprived of concessions for 5 months; Samurdhi officials association

Friday, 15 March 2013 - 19:12

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The Samurdhi Development Officials Association states that the samurdhi concession has not been paid to samurdhi beneficiaries throughout that last 5 months.

 

When we inquired regarding this from Samurdhi Commissioner General Chandra Wickremesinghe she stated that apart from few divisional secretariat divisions the samurdhi concession has been paid to the beneficiaries.

 

There are 1 million 516 thousand Samurdhi beneficiaries in the country and concessions are provided to those with a monthly income lesser than 1,500 Rupees.