Agro sector gets priority

Standing left to right – Mr. Dinesh Jebamani (Chief Manager Liability Product Management and New Age Media – Seylan Bank), Mr.Sudesh Peiris (Senior Manager – Digital Banking Channels – Seylan Bank), Ms. S.Senevirathne (Representative of the Revenue Department – Western Province), Mr. Tilan Wijeyesekera (Deputy General Manager – Retail Banking – Seylan Bank) and Mr. Malik Wickremanayaka (Deputy General Manager – Operations – Seylan Bank)

Fertiliser subsidy 8.5 bn. Sector to be freed from all taxs. Concessionary capital to vegetable and fruit farmers.

Rs. 10 bn revolving fund for plantation sector and special concessions for replanting

Rs. 300 mn for seed farm development

ESC on plantation factories down to 0.5 percent from 1 percent

Fertiliser subsidy 8.5 bn. Sector to be freed from all taxs. Concessionary capital to vegetable and fruit farmers.

Rs. 10 bn revolving fund for plantation sector and special concessions for replanting

Rs. 300 mn for seed farm development

ESC on plantation factories down to 0.5 percent from 1 percent