Promise Tracker

Construct houses in the Northern and the Eastern Provinces

Budget Speech para. 217: "Lack of proper housing facilities in the North and the East is a key concern of the Government in ensuring the resettlement of those displaced during the conflict. In this regard, we have already initiated a programme to construct houses during 2018-2020." Allocation Revised: The allocation for this promise has been revised from LKR 3,000 million to LKR 2,401 million.
  • Allocation (Rs. Mn)3,000
  • SectorSocial Welfare
  • Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Housing and Construction

Openness Tracker


Information was obtained through (i) the 'Progress of development projects and programmes as at 31st March 2018' Report published online by the Department of Project Management and Monitoring; and (ii) the Action Plans, Financial Plan and Progress Report received from the responsible agency in response to a request under the RTI Act.

Progress Tracker


Some activities under the promise have been inititated. However, progress for the first six months falls short of target. Based on the information available, progress as at 30 June 2018 was 54% compared to a target of 64%.

Sources of Information

  • Budget Tracker - Website Website
  • Budget Tracker - Website RTI