President is ready to wipe out tears of the Rajarata farmers

President is ready to wipe out tears of the Rajarata farmers

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President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the Moragahakanda Kaluganga Project will be vested in the public in the year 2018 wiping out the tears of the Rajarata farmers who are crying, seeking water. The President made this reference addressing a ceremony organized for the recruitment of 1000 graduates for the teacher service.
The ceremony for the recruitment of 1000 graduates to serve as teachers as a solution to the dearth existing in the North Central Province was held at the Anuradhapura public esplanade. The Government is determined to sort out the shortage of teachers in the North Central Province to groom a knowledge-based society. The handing over of insurance entitlements to 2500 pre-school teachers and membership of the Employees Provident Fund took place under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The recruitment of 25 National Accountancy Diplomates as Assistant Account Officers for Local Government Authorities also took place on the occasion.
Among those who joined in this occasion were members of the Maha Sangha including the Chief Incumbent of the Ruwanweli Chaithyarama the Ven. Pallegama Hemarathana Thera, the clergy of other religions, Ministers P. Harrison, Duminda Dissanayake and Chandrani Bandara, and State Minister Wasantha Aluvihare.
In the meantime the Women Farmers Conference commenced also under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena. It was organized at the Mahaweli grounds at Galnewa in Anuradhapura. The event was organized with the intention of seeking women participation to upgrade the living standards of the farmer community and for the proper improvement of agricultural lands for sustainable development.
Minister Duminda Dissanayake presented the service minutes of the Women Farmer Organization to the President. In addition to the awarding of pensions to farmers several programmes including the granting of fertilizer subsidy compensation were also held.