Last Updated : 2019-01-22 16:20:44

Apps Advertising Home Delivery Feedback

Plantation Industries Minister inspects TSHDA

8 January 2016 06:30 pm - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake inspected the Tea Small Holding Development Authority yesterday, at Pellawatte Battaramulla which is under the purview of his Ministry.


Attending the ceremony to mark the first anniversary of President Maithripala Sirisena in office, Minister Dissanayake laid the foundation stone for a ‘Budhu Madura’ in the authority premises. The Minister also discussed with the employees about issues concerning them.  Addressing the gathering Minister Navin Dissanayake said Tea Small Holding Development Authority is the most important institute under his Ministry. It is directly and immensely responsible for the tea production of the country. 

As we all know that in the past, 60 percent of the total tea production was done by the major tea holders. However it has changed. As at present, about 73 percent of the total tea production of the country is done by tea small holders. This revolutionary change is a strength for us. Therefore, Tea Small Holding Development Authority has a major responsibility to encourage tea small holders to develop the country, the Minister said. Speaking further Minister assured to fullfil the resources required to develop this authority through the Ministry to achieve the targets.  Chairman of the Tea Small Holding Development Authority and the Tea Shakthi Foundation Wijeratne Devagedara, Acting General Manager and Additional Secretary of the Ministry Ruwani Silva, Deputy General Manager I. T Fernando, Private Secretary to the Minister Thusitha Pulasinghe and other officials participated at this occasion.

  Comments - 0


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment


Ministers using cocaine: Ranjan undertook a govt. contract - Gammanpila

While claiming that State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake’s recent remarks on co

Expedient Politics Toy with Executive Presidency

When politicians do something to advance themselves politically, something th

Color code for all sweets, biscuits from April 2

A Colour Code System (CCS) indicating sugar and salt levels in packaged food

 

 

 

TODAY'S HEADLINES