‘Rs.5000 disbursement will be completed this week’

2020-10-20 at 14:16

The Gampaha District Secretary Sunil Jayalath says the programme to provide the Rs.5,000 grant to 72,345 families in the Minuwangoda, Divulapitiya and Veyangoda Police areas in the Gampaha District will be completed this week.

Jayalath said the disbursement of the funds commenced this morning.

The Rs.5,000 allowance is being disbursed from the Minuwangoda, Divulapitiya, Attanagalla and Mirigama Divisional Secretariats.

The government has allocated Rs.400 million for the programme as part of the first phase.

The District Secretary said a request has been made from the government to provide the Rs.5,000 grant for the 16 other Police areas in the District where quarantine curfew has been imposed as well.