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Plans underway to generate 200,000 jobs within next year

Minister Daya Gamage says, a project worth 500 thousand billion US dollars will be implemented with the support of World Bank to assist local entrepreneurs. The government hopes to provide a loan of 5 million rupees and a grant of another 5 million rupees for an entrepreneur who has a capital of one million rupees under this programme. Taking part in the Subarathi discussion programme of the SLBC this morning the minister disclosed main objective of this initiative is to generate 2 million jobs within next year.