The Presidential Task Force has announced that over 9 lakh kilos have been purchased under the program of purchasing vegetables and fruits from farmers.
This program was implemented in the last two days with the intention of providing relief to the farmers affected by the curfew.
The harvest has been purchased at the economic centers of Nuwara Eliya and Dambulla.
It is reported that vegetable businessmen in Dambulla have supplied large quantities.
The government says that there has been a delay in the implementation of several measures including weighing, billing, payment and other activities.