The Indian government has agreed to allocate an additional 600 million rupees towards the construction of 50 more reawakening villages. Minister Sajith Premadasa says India has previously allocated a similar sum on 50 villages. The Minister was speaking at the opening of Samanmalgama reawakening village at Weeriyagama in Suriyawewa. It has 26 housing units.
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