Minister of Housing & Construction, Mr. Sajith Premadasa has introduced a special grant programme under the “Gamin Gamata Dorin Dorata” concept (Sheltering the Village to Village & House to House) to help to construct the houses for the poorest of the poor community. These sheltering families were selected from the stories which were published in print & electronic media.
This programme has been inaugurated on 10th February 2016 at the Housing Ministry on news item,’Mr. Jagath Jayathilake and his family who were residents in cemetery, Kadawatha Pashionwatta ‘published in ‘Mawbima’ newspaper on 03rd November 2015. NHDA has initiated this project and Minister Sajith Premadasa has granted Rs. 200,000/= to construct a house for this family and the Minister has instructed the NHDA officials to complete the construction work of this house by the end of April this year.