A cooperative Society to produce footwear from rubber was inaugurated yesterday in Jaffna. UNDP had provided 3.45 million rupees for the inauguration of this cooperative.
Earlier, the Anthran leather products sales Cooperative Society was operating from Sithankerney, Vaddukoodai but was closed down following the demand for leather products declining.
!4 women were trained by a southern establishment for one month and the production had commenced with the aid of the NNDP. The production was inaugurated by the Minister f NCP, P.Ainkaranesan. He also promised to meet the marketing establishments and request their corporation, in giving priority to show case the Cooperative’s products and sales.