Promise Tracker

Housing project in the North and East

Budget Speech para. 305: "There is a serious shortage of proper housing in the North and the East, demanding urgent attention. We will expedite the construction of 50,000 houses for which I propose to allocate Rs. 5,000 million." Promise Revised: The project initially focused on building houses in the North and the East but has been revised to include the Central province. Allocation Revised: Revised to Rs. Mn 6,000. However the responsible party (according to budget speech) Ministry of Housing and Construction has been given only Rs. 1,767 Mn. Responsible Institution Revised: The proposal has been split between Ministry of Hill Country, New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development and Ministry of Prison Reform, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs.
  • Allocation (Rs. Mn) :  5,000
  • Sector :  Banking & Finance
  • Ministry / Government Institution :  Ministry of Housing and Construction

OPENNESS

Responsive

Insufficient information from Ministry of Housing and Construction and no information from other implementing ministries (Ministry of Reform, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious affairs and Ministry of Hill Country, New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development).

PROGRESS

Lagging

The Ministry of Housing and Construction has received Rs. 1,767 Mn of Rs. 5,000 Mn allocated and had utilised Rs. 624 Mn as at 30 June 2017. Limited capacity to determine exact level of progress due to insufficient information by Ministry of Housing and Construction and no information from Ministry of Reform, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious affairs and Ministry of Hill Country, New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development.

Sources of Information

  • Budget Tracker - Website RTI