Boost for Northern farmers under Uthuru Vasanthaya
Under the Uthuru Vasanthaya program, the Livestock Development
Ministry has taken steps to uplift the living standards of farmer
families in the Northern Province under the patronage of Livestock
Development Minister R.M.C.B. Rathnayaka.
Ministry officials said they have divided the development programs
into two parts. One is the 180-day short term program and the other is a
medium term program. They have already started the 180-day program under
the supervision of Livestock Development Ministry Secretary, Sunimal
They will establish 70 dairy farmer villages in Jaffna, Mannar,
Vavuniya, Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu. They have also organised training
programs to train dairy farmers in quality control methods.