NEIAP donates harvesters to Mannar agrarian centres
[TamilNet, Friday, 19 August 2005, 13:13 GMT]
World Bank funded North East Integrated Agricultural Project (NEIAP) Friday donated twenty-four harvesters to twelve Agrarian Service Centres (ASC) in the Mannar district. Each centre is supplied with two harvesters. Each harvester costs about three hundred thousand rupees, NEIAP sources said.
Harvesters were handed over to officials of the ASC at an event held at the Mannar district secretariat Friday with the Additional Government Agent Mr.A.Nicholaspillai as the chief guest.
Ms. S. Mohanathan, Assistant District Secretary and Ms. Stanley de Mel, Mannar Divisional Secretary also participated in the event.
Currently three of the twelve ASCs are administered by Divisional Officers and the balance functioning without administrators, sources said.