PM assures all resources to the small entrepreneur

PM assures all resources to the small entrepreneur

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has assured all resources to the small entrepreneur that is a strength to the village. The Prime Minister gave this assurance at the opening of the Pre-Grown Technology Transfer Centre in the Makandura Industrial Colony. The Pre-Grown Technology Transfer Centre is operative under the Industries Ministry. Operations at this Centre are being handled by the Wayamba University and the National Enterprise Development Authority. It has cost a sum of 60 million rupees. Its objective is to impart technology knowhow to new entrepreneurs. Addressing the function, the Prime Minister said that the small enterprise is the strength of the village. They should be provided new technology to develop. They should think anew of agriculture. Due consideration should be given to export agriculture. Due consideration should also be given to those who have small enterprises and those possessing 60 to 70 acres. He said that the necessary resources will be provided if proper plans are submitted in engaging in this effort. He said he had seen many industries and mentioned that more industries could also be launched.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe disclosed on this occasion that as pledged by him, the Government would be allocating a sum of 100 million rupees for the provision of grants to University Unions.The Prime Minister said Universities have different Associations which lacked funds. As such he said that the Government allocated 100 million rupees. If any proper proposals are submitted, he said the Government is prepared to provide funds. He said that there should be new thinking.
The Prime Minister also launched the official website of the National Enterprise Development Authority. The Prime Minister also distributed laptops among District officers who are involved in the Pre-Grown Technology Transfer Centre. Among those present on the occasion were Ministers Rishard Bathiyuideen, Akila Viraj Kriyawasam and Gamini Jaywickrema Perera and several political representatives.