In view of revitalizing the coconut cultivation in the country, coconut and king coconut were cultivated instead of paddy cultivation in a fallow paddy field in the area of Balapitiya, Kosgoda, Karijjapitiya and Wellangoda Amuna, in relation to revitalizing the fallow paddy fields by recultivation and cultivation of coconut and king coconut by using Sojan method. 

The export of coconut and the related products has generated the foreign currency value amounting to US$ 836 million in the previous year alone and its main objective is to earn a sum of US$ 1.5 million by exporting coconut and related products during the following period of five years.

This event was graced by the Hon. Minister of Plantation along with Mr. Ravindra Hewavitharana, Secretary to the Ministry, Mr. Tissa Hewavithana, Secretary to the State Ministry, the political authorities of the area and the officials of the Ministry.