Provide 20,000 housing units under the Urban Regeneration Project by 2020 for low income segment
Budget Speech para. 216: "We will provide 20,000 housing units under the Urban Regeneration Project (URP) by 2020 for the low income segment in the country. By now 2017, 5,856 of such units have already been completed. Given the Government’s commitment to accelerating these projects, Rs. 17.5 billion will be allocated in 2018. These projects have already commenced in Angoda, Kolonnawa, Maligawatte and Dematagoda."
Allocation Revised: According to the progress report available on the website of the responsible institution, the allocation for this promise has been revised from LKR 17,500 million to LKR 17,100.
- Allocation (Rs. Mn) : 17,500
- Sector : Social Welfare
- Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development
Openness Tracker Open
Information on progress was obtained through the action plan and progress report made available on the website of the responsible government agency. Further, information was also provided in response to the request for information filed under the Right to Information Act No 12 of 2016 and a request made by email to the responsible government agency.
Progress Tracker Substantial
Based on the information made available, progress as at 31 December 2018 was assessed as 75% of the target set for 2018. Progress was assessed by weighting progress of activities outlined in the action plan by their allocation.
Sources of Information
- Over the counter