COVID-19 relief in Colombo Dist.:Rs.7,947 million spent in 13 DS Divisions | Daily News

COVID-19 relief in Colombo Dist.:Rs.7,947 million spent in 13 DS Divisions

Rs.7,947 million has been spent for the welfare of the people in 13 Divisional Secretariat Divisions in the Colombo District which were affected during the COVID-19 period, said Colombo District Secretary Pradeep Yasaratne.

On four occasions, Rs. 5,336 million was spent on the Rs.5,000 allowance and Rs.258 million on the Rs. 2000 allowance.

A sum of Rs. 803 million has been spent to provide food rations for 80,370 quarantined families.

Rs.1,550 million has been spent to provide a bag of essential items worth Rs. 5,000 per week to 33461 families living in isolated areas at various times.

Yasaratne points out that the government has spent a large amount of money for the welfare of the people in the Colombo District who were affected by the corona pandemic.


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