Rs. 5,000 allowance for low income families during festive season

In view of the upcoming Sinhala and Tamil New Year, a cash allowance of Rs. 5,000 will be provided to Samurdhi recipients and low-income families, State Minister of Samurdhi, Household Economy, Micro Finance, Self-Employment and Business Development Shehan Semasinghe said.

Samurdhi officers have been instructed to take necessary measures to hand over the cash allowance to relevant families prior to the Sinhala and Tamil New Year.