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Samurdhi benefits to new recipients

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 25, 2019 19:09

Samurdhi benefits to new recipients

The function to handover Samurdhi benefits to 600 thousand new recipients will take place on Thursday in Ampara under the Patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe. The Ministry of Primary Industries said that another group will be provided with Samurdhi benefits on Friday under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. Samudhi benefits will be given to new recipients according to a proposal made to the budget by Minister Daya Gamag. Samurdhi beneficiaries have been selected covering all districts of the country.

The first group will be provided with Samurdhi benefits on Thursday at Amapara G.H. Weerasingha Grounds. Another group will be provided with Samurdhi benefits on Friday in Polonnaruwa under the patronage of the President. Providing Samurdhi benefits covering all districts of the country is scheduled to be ended on the 15th of next month. The Samurdhi recipients have been selected following a survey conducted at divisional secretariat levels during last year. After receiving Samuddhi benefits, all those families will be entitled to many other benefits given by the Social Insurance Fund.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 25, 2019 19:09