In parallel to the National Housing Day on 23.06.2017, 30th Model Village constructed in Manajjawa village under “Gam Udawa “ Programme in Hambantota as “Sandapahanagama” was declared open under the auspices of Hon. Minister of Housing and Construction, Mr.Sajith Premadasa.
This village consists of 26 housing units with infrastructure facilities such as pipe-borne water, electricity and carpeted internal access roads.
At this ceremony, a commemorative stamp was issued to mark the 3rd National Housing Day in 2017 and also Sevana Lottery was re-launched in a new format.
Hon.Deputy Minister of Housing and Construction, Mr.Indika Bandaranayake and several other dignitaries participated at this occasion.
The 29th model village constructed under “Gamudawa” – “Sithuliyagama” - was decaled open by the Minister of Housing and Construction Hon. Sajith Premadasa on 17th June, 2017. This model village is located at Arawanamulla of Hambantota DS Division.
Dry food rations and necessary relief items were distributed among the people affected by floods in Hambantota District, under the directives of Hon. Minister of Haosing and Construction, Mr. Sajith Premadasa
Laying of the foundation stone for the 'Sathsenagama' model village under 'Samata Sevana' concept in Weerawila Watta, Hambantota District.
Progress Review Of Samata Sevana National Program Chaired By Secretary Ministry Of Housing And Construction Mrs.W.K.K. Athukorala Held In NHDA Head Office Auditorium Yesterday (6th Of June)
The 28th model village constructed under “Gamudawa” – “Sevanagama” - was decaled open by the Minister of Housing and Construction Hon. Sajith Premadasa on 27th May, 2017. This model village is located at Habaraththawala of Sooriyawewa DS Division in Hambantota District.
With the auspices of the Minister of Housing and Construction Hon. Sajith Premadasa, 500 scattered housing loan cheques were distributed to recipients in Kolonnawa of Colombo District on 25th May, 2017. The first loan installment worth of Rs. 30,000/- was distributed under the categories of new constructions and upgrading of housings.
A special housing development programme will beimplemented in Vavuniya Division, in Bogaswewa area in Vavuniya AGA Division.
With this programme, 1492 new houses will be constructed and 251 houses to be upgraded. Total cost of this project is Rs. 844 million. A special meeting was held at Vavuniya Secretariat recently (22nd May) with the participation of GA Vavuniya Mr. R.M.B. Pushpakumara, Chairman of National Housing Development Authority (NHDA), Mr. L.S. Palansuriya and other officials of Presidential Secretariat, Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority, Army and NHDA.
Government has already released Rs. 440 million to inaugurate this project and to complete targeted partly constructed houses and 50% of construction work of new houses. Balance work of this project will be completed before March 2018.
The Minister of Housing and Construction Hon. Sajith Premadasa, graced the ceremony for appreciation of service of the employees of NHDA which was held at Pradeepa Hall, Maligawatta on 18.05.2017. 1222 permanent employees whose service is of more than 15 years were thus awarded with promotions or salary increments.