Hon. Vasudeva Nanayakkara,—To ask the Minister of Plantation Industries,—
(a) Will he inform this House—
(i) of the number of areas in Sri Lanka that have been provided the tea fertilizer subsidy;
(ii) whether the amount required to provide the tea fertilizer subsidy to all the tea smallholders in the island has been estimated; and
(iii) of the amount spent by the government on tea fertilizer subsidy in 2015 and 2016, separately?
(b) Will he also inform this House—
(i) of the number of tea smallholders in Ratnapura district who have been provided the tea fertilizer subsidy and the number who have not been provided it up to now, separately;
(ii) of the number of tea smallholders in Sri Lanka who are eligible to receive the tea fertilizer subsidy; and
(iii) of the number out of them who received the tea fertilizer subsidy in 2015 and 2016 separately?
(c) If not, why?