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A programme to generate electricity by using garbage will be held in Kerewalapitiya on Thursday.

 

The Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development has initiated a programme to generate electricity by using garbage for the first time in Sri Lanka. The programme has been named as "Nikasala-Javaya". The two projects for the construction to generate electricity using garbage will commence in Kerawalapitiya on Thursday. Two private institutions have given their contribution for this by investing 27 billion rupees.
It is expected to complete this construction within 18 months and to generate 10 megawatts electricity capacity per a plant. Plans have also been to set up garbage centers in Puttlam and Aruwakkadu areas.

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