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Over 180,000 further households to obtain Aswesuma get advantages

All bills, together with arrears, to be made through April 18:
Just about 2 Mn electorate receiving Aswesuma allowance:

State Minister of Finance Shehan Semasinghe has introduced that once reviewing appeals and objections, an extra 182,140 households have certified to obtain advantages underneath the Aswesuma welfare get advantages programme. He said that every one bills, together with arrears similar to those households, will probably be settled through April 18.

As a result, 1,854,000 persons are lately receiving advantages. The Executive has allotted Rs. 58.5 billion for this function.

Alternatively, roughly 200,000 households who’ve met all of the {qualifications} to obtain the advantages are but to open their financial institution accounts and replace the important data. In spite of efforts through regional secretariats and the media to tell those households, there was no reaction from them to this point. The Minister additionally discussed that the survey associated with Aswesuma is scheduled to start out in Might. The Executive targets to incorporate 2.4 million households within the Aswesuma welfare get advantages programme, with Rs. 205 billion allotted for this within the present 12 months’s Price range.

Mahinda Aluthgedara

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