For Northern and Eastern provinces 10,000 Brick and Mortar type houses

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Untitled-3The Ministry of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development, Vocational Training, Skills Development and Youth Affairs, held by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, has initiated action to construct 10,000 Brick and Mortar type Houses in the northern and eastern provinces, a statement from the Ministry said.   

 

The first phase of the 4,750 Houses will commence with Thaipongal today.   


These houses have floor area of 550 square feet-two bed rooms, kitchen, living room and toilet with Calicut titles and the estimated cost is Rupees one million said Secretary to the Ministry V. Sivagnanasothy.   
Accordingly, priority will be given to internally displaced persons (IDPs), families in the welfare camps and refugee returnees with special focus on women headed families, disabled, mine affected families, families of missing persons, low income group and families living in huts with children and families with elderly persons. 

 

1500 houses for Jaffna , 670 houses for Kilinochchi , 630 houses for Mullaitivu, 450 houses for Vavuniya, 350 houses for Mannar, 625 houses for Batticaloa, 400 houses Trincomalee and 125 houses for Ampara

 


The first phase of the 4,750 houses are being constructed through the vote on account allocation following the decision of high powered steering committee. The Housing programme will be implemented through the District and Divisional administration. Based on the number of IDPs, families in the welfare camps and refugee returnee, under the first phase, 1500 houses for Jaffna , 670 houses for Kilinochchi , 630 houses for Mullaitivu, 450 houses for Vavuniya, 350 houses for Mannar, 625 houses for Batticaloa, 400 houses Trincomalee and 125 houses for Ampara is scheduled to commence with Thaipongal said Mr.V. Sivagnanasothy, Secretary to the Ministry.   

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