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Concurrent to the Poson Celebrations Mahahalmillawa, Galkandegama, Kalathirappane, Kalugalayaya 1 and Udakorasagalla electrification projects were handed over to the public by the Minister of Power and Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka, benefiting 361 families and costing the Ministry of Power and Energy Rs. 84 million.
Addressing the gathering Minister Ranawaka stated that the aim of these electrification projects is not to simply provide entertainment opportunities to the villagers in terms of Tele Dramas, and Reality shows, but with a view to providing opportunities for the younger generation to better develop their future, and to support the village small scale businesses to grow into medium and large scale enterprises thus strengthening the backbone of the country’s economy.
Targeting 5 areas most prone to elephant attacks, the Minister of Power and Energy handed over 5 electrification projects over to the public. Here the transformer of the