Three fruit villages in Kalutara
The Agriculture Ministry has set up three Fruit villages in the
Kalutara District, said Kalutara District Media Unit Chief Shanthapriya.
The first two fruit villages will be set up in Palindanuwara and
Millaniya divisions, and the third fruit village at Walallawita division
before the end of the year under the new Fruit-Village Project.
Duriyan, Mangostee, Rambuttan, Mango and Tangerine will be cultivated
in the newly set up Fruit Villages.
The technical and agricultural instructions and seedlings or saplings
will be provided by the Fruit-crop Cultivation & Development Centre, at
Kananwila, Horana, under the guidance of the Kalutara District
Agriculture Committee and the Kalutara District Deputy Director in
The farmers and the fruit cultivators are being selected at
Divisional Secretariat level.