Deyata Kirula 2012 -Houses for A'pura homeless
Rs 25 million has been set apart to provide houses for the families living in temporary houses in the former terrorist threatened villages under the Janasewana one million housing project. Parallel to Deyata Kirula 2012 programme houses will be provided to all families in the Anuradhapura district, Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa said. The minister was speaking at a meeting held on Deyata Kirula 2012 housing development.
The minister promised that around 800 who are living in Anuradhapura sacred area illegally will be provided with permanent houses. Under this programme 100 families are to be settled in Katukele area. Further seven housing projects will have to be launched in seven electorates in Anuradhapura district. It is expected to build 50 houses in each electorate.
About 319 half-built houses in Mahavilachchiya road will be supported to complete them by investing Rs 50 million. Under the Deyata Kirula 2012, 10 housing projects have been launched at a cost of Rs 150 million to build 500 houses. The minister pointed out that 3,000 houses were built in parallel to the last year Deyata Kirula in Moneragala district.
The whole programme shows clearly that President Mahinda Rajapaksa is very much interested in developing the rural areas.