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170 million rupees provided as relief for farmers in the Matara district.

The Matara District office of the National Fertilizer Secretariat says that 170 million rupees has been credited to farmers who will be engaged in paddy cultivation in the forthcoming cultivation season. This relief aid is provided in 3 stages this year. Under the first stage 678 farmers received funds for the cultivation of more than 264 hectares of land. More than 13,000 hectares are due to be cultivated in the Matara district during the next cultivation season. More than 31,000 farmers will receive funds to their bank accounts during this stage.