The government has stated that it has disbursed the Rs. 2,000 grant to 727,339 families thus far.
State Minister of Home Affairs Chamal Rajapaksa has said they have identified 1.8 million families who are eligible for the grant.
The State Minister said the grant will be disbursed through district and divisional secretariat offices. Accordingly, instructions have been issued to promptly disbursed the grant to the public.