NCPA sets out comprehensive ten year plan to prevent child abuse
is a sensitive issue. The best answer for a better tomorrow for
‘Prevention is better than cure’. Chairman of the National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) Jagath
Wellawatte in an interview with the Sunday Observer said its main task
was the implementation of a plan for the next decade to ensure
prevention of child abuse in all parts of the country.
A march towards self-sufficiency and food security
National Drive for Local Food Production (NDLFP) :
With the intervention of President Mahinda Rakapaksa, it has been
decided to appoint a Presidential Task Force to oversee the NDLFP.
Crop-leaders and extension officers have also been appointed. The home gardening competition which commenced with the launch of the
drive, has reached the national level. The committees which function under Crop-leaders will comprise a
Research Officer who will assist the farmers in addressing the issues
relating to cultivation said S. M. A. L. Gunatilaka. Additional
Secretary Ministry of Agriculture Development out lining the progress of
the National Drive for Local Food Production.