Minister Namal Rajapakse says that the programme to provide a fully equipped sports ground to each divisional secretariat area will commence on the 1st of next month. He said that funds have been allocated for 342 divisional secretariat areas in this regard. 1.5 million rupees has been allocated for each divisional secretariat area. He also said a programme has been launch to maintain all play grounds. The Minister added that steps have be taken to develop school play grounds in 100 education zones.
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