Promise Tracker

Construct houses in the plantation sector

Budget Speech para. 218: "The plantation sector has consistently been one of the biggest contributors to our export income. Yet, their quality of life has remained under par. We will facilitate the shift from the line rooms to a house and for which 25,000 houses will be provided in the medium term." Responsible Institution Revised: This promise was previously assigned to the Ministry of Housing and Construction
  • Allocation (Rs. Mn)2,000
  • SectorSocial Welfare
  • Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure & Community Development

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 initiated. However, progress for the first six months falls short of target. Based on the information available, progress on new projects for 2018 as at 30 June 2018 was less than the target of 20%.

Sources of Information

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