Hon. (Prof.) Ashu Marasinghe,— To ask the Minister of Power and Renewable Energy,—
(a) Will he inform this House—
(i) what steps have been taken by the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy to popularise smoke-free firewood stoves;
(ii) what amount has been invested for it so far;
(iii) what steps have been taken by the government to provide fuel timber to the general public at commercial level; and
(iv) what extent of land has been cultivated under the Fuel Timber Cultivation Projects?
(b) If not, why?