A bumper harvest of green gram is reported from Mannar. Northern Provicne Agriculture Minister Aynkaranesan participated in a special event held in Nanatan in Mannar. The yield is estimated as 400 kilos per acre. It is reported that around 100 acres were cultivated with green gram.
Provincial Minister Aynkaranesan discussed with officials and announced that a kilo of green gram will be purchased at Rs 200 from the producers through the Co-operative stores.