The 21st model village under Udagammana Programme, Veediyabandaragama in Palindanuwara of Kalutara District was vested in the public by the Minister of Housing and Construction Hon. Sajith Premadasa on 03rd March, 2017. The model village consists of 25 housing units and water facility, electricity power, internal and access roads. Issuance of land permits to the 25 families, granting of cheques to 25 kidney patients, issuing of Udagammana housing loans totaling to Rs. 3000000/-, distribution of tool kits for 120 Shilpa Saviya trainees, distribution of spectacles for 446 recipients, grant of transfer and lease deeds to 50 beneficiaries in the district, a clinic, a land mobile service, NIC mobileservice and agro crop clinic were components of the opening ceremony.
"Sirijayagama" in Tissapura, Tissamaharama of Hambantota District , the 20 th model village constructed under Udagammana Programme, was vested in the public by the Minister of Housing and Construction, Hon. Sajith Premadasa yesterday (23.02.2017). This comprises of 25 housing units and water and electricity power facilities and internal access roads are available in the model village. In parallel to the opening, the following events took place:
The 19 th model village constructed in Devagiriya in Vilgamuwa DS Division of Matale District was declared open as “Jayavijayagama” on 17 th February, 2017 by the Minister of Housing and Construction Hon. Sajith Premadasa. “Jayavijayagama” consists of 25 housing units and each is allocated with an extent of 20 perches. This model village has been constructed under participatory housing development concept and an access road and network of internal roads, electricity power are available within the model village. Water requirement is fulfilled by a public well located in the village. Measures have already been taken to cultivate fruits such as guava, custard apple, amla and beli fruit etc under gardening programme implemented in line with Udagammana programme. Apart from that, Coconut Cultivation Board has already distributed coconut plants of high quality to each housing beneficiary. The housing beneficiaries have also been granted with 250 orange plants and 250 ginger plants. `
National Housing Advisory Committee chaired by the Minister of Housing and Construction Hon. Sajith Premadasa with the participation of the Deputy Minister of Housing and Construction Hon. Indika Bandaranayake was held at the Parliament yesterday (08/02/2017). The Secretary to the Ministry of Housing and Construction Mrs. W.K.K. Athukorala, Senior Consultants Mr. W.D. Ailapperuma and Mr. Susil Sirivardana, the Chairman of NHDA Mr. L.S. Palansuriya, the Chairman of CMA Mr. C. Wijeweera with Pro. Willie Mendis, Prof. S.K. Mahanama, Mr. Disa Weerapana, Mr. Lalith Lankathilake, Mr. Condrad Tissera, Mrs. Janaki Edirisinghe, Mr. Jayantha Domingo, Mr. C. Wedamulla, Mr. Viranjan Kurukulasooriya, Mr. Piyal Ganepola, Mr. C. Boralessa, Mrs. Indu Weerasuriya, Mr. Thilak Hewawasam and Mr. S. Arumainathan participated in the National Housing Advisory Committee Meeting.
The 18th model village “Sandarivigama” in Sooriyawewa of Hambantota district, which was constructed under “Gamudawa – 2015” was vested in the public by the Minister of Housing and Construction Hon. Sajith Premadasa on 03rd February 2017
This model village, which consists of 25 housing units, is facilitated with pipe borne water facility, electricity and internal roads.
The 17th model village named "Wijayabagama" in Polpithigama, Kurunegala was vested in the public by Hon. Minister of Housing and Construction Sajith Premadasa on 25th January, 2017.
This model village is comprised with 18 housing units and pipe borne water facility, electricity facility, internal access roads and are avilable in the village.
Fully-facilitated ten houses constructed in Medawachchiya under the “Samata Sevana Housing Development Programme for Kidney Patients” were handed over to the housing beneficiaries by Lady Hema Premadasa. (17.01.2017)
On the invitation of Hon. Minister of Housing and Construction, Mr. Sajith Premadasa, Hon. Prime Minister, Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe unveiled the stamp and first day cover for marking the 30th Anniversary of IYSH. (12.01.2017)
The 16th Model Village, "Gajasamaragama", which was constructed in Lunugamvehera of Hambabantota district, was vested in the public by Hon. Prime Minister Mr. Ranil Wickramasinghe on the invitation of Hon. Minister of Housing & Construction Mr. Sajith Premadasa on 12th January 2017.
This model village consists of 70 housing units and pipe borne water facility, electricity facility and carpetted roads are available.
Staff of National Housing Development Authority commenced work in the New Year, 2017 after a prith chanting and enjoying the treat of Welfare Society of NHDA. At the occasion, Chairman, Vice Chairman, Working Director and General Manager of NHDA extended their new year wishes for the staff.